I have been noticing with some alarm the extreme cold weather across the southern part of the United States.
The air with the extreme chill is a location where they are not prepared for extreme chill. They rarely get these low temperatures. I saw some temperatures with lower than minus 20 C. I would find that very cold if I had to stay outside and I'm used to cold and have winter clothing. I can only imagine the discomfort these people are going through. Everything is stacked against them: extreme cold, no electricity, no water, no heat, no food.
Houses cool off quickly when the power is off. When the power is off most other things are off too.
All the power lines in my city are underground. We get power outages but not from weather. Our water lines are a minimum of 8 feet underground. We still get pipes freezing.
So I feel very badly for the people suffering through the brutal cold in the United States. I hope they all survive and that the weather changes quickly.