Imagine how it would feel if you were trying to warn people about something, and then it actually happened to you first.

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A Texas meterologist had that experience last week, when he was talking about the current strain on the power grid. Travis Herzog of KTRK in Houston, Texas, was delivering the forecast when the lights went out - just as he said they might.

Lights Go Out Not Once, But Twice

You know, it's one thing for a forecast to be wrong, but this report appears to be a little too accurate.

Ecowatch.com reports that during an afternoon broadcast on KTRK in Houston, Herzog warned about how the high temperatures could impact the power grid.  The moment he said “When you get this kind of heat over major populations, you get a big draw on that electric demand”, the station lights went out.

The same thing happened during Herzog’s 5 p.m. broadcast while he was predicting highs over 100 degrees west of Houston last Thursday.

It wasn't all bad, though. Herzog also commented on Twitter that at least the air conditioning was working. That would certainly be a bright side!

ERCOT Warning

Last Wednesday, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) asked the public to conserve energy by not using large appliances between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. and raising the temperature on their thermostats. It was the second time in three days that ERCOT made this request.

Time To Cool Off With A Frozen Treat!

Blue Bell is the official ice cream of Texas, and my personal favorite. According to a new list of the 15 best brands of ice cream nationwide, Blue Bell was ranked in the middle.

In addition to ingredients, texture, and variety, Tasting Table used Influenster and other site reviews as part of its ranking process.

Scroll on to find out how Blue Bell compared to the number one ice cream, and how all 15 on the list were judged.

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