They've also bought up every generator and kerosene heater.
I've heard reports that the ice is going to be like 2007 and the snow is going to be like the blizzards of the 1880s. I heard another report that says we haven't had weather like this since 1912.
My poor wife is "horrified" (her word, used in a phone conversation with her sister in Austin) and wants to move back to Texas tomorrow.
I'm just takng a wait and see attitude.