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    Texans Are Sharing Videos Of The Damage Left By The Winter Snowstorm, And It's Shocking

    An inside look at life in Texas.

    In the wake of a snowstorm and freezing temperatures, Texas is experiencing power outages across the region. Due to a strain on the state's power grid, BuzzFeed News reported that many residents have been left without heat at a time when the wind chill has reached 15 degrees below zero, a record low in decades.

    Several people try to push a car through the snow in front of a house
    Montinique Monroe / Getty Images / Via Gettyimages.com

    Texans on TikTok have been sharing their firsthand experiences with the subfreezing weather, and it's revealing how unprepared the state was for this kind of impact.

    Two people wearing face masks and sharing a blanket around their shoulders
    Go Nakamura / Getty Images

    Here are the most eye-opening clips:

    Pipes are bursting in homes:

    @leeblake70

    #Texas #icestorm

    ♬ original sound - savitheskater

    "Guys, so this is my house. I don't know what to do. It's all — everything's flooded."

    TikTok: @leeblake70 / Via tiktok.com
    @renewithane

    Here in Austin we are NOT doing okay.#fyp #texassnow #texasstorm #texasfreeze #texas #freeze

    ♬ original sound - Ee-renae

    "Busted pipes last night. Texas is a nightmare right now. Nothing is built for these temperatures."

    TikTok: @renewithane / Via tiktok.com

    Fish tanks are glacial:

    @ray.k13

    😱😱😱 literally in shock! wow. #texaswinter #texas #snowstorm2021 #twomoms #ohno

    ♬ Oh No - Kreepa

    "Yo, look at my daughter's fish tank. Yeah, that fish is dead."

    TikTok: @ray.k13 / Via tiktok.com

    @ray.k13

    Clothes and faucets have frozen:

    @sunshineinrain23

    Send help! Ha Texas ain't ready for this! #texas #snow #frozenpipes #lostpower #socold #TrulyGlowingSelfieLove

    ♬ original sound - Sunshineinrain23

    "This is what happens in Texas when the water freezes and you try to drip your faucets."

    TikTok: @sunshineinrain23 / Via tiktok.com

    Residents can see their own breath while INSIDE:

    @lunalunaband

    Why Texas #texassnow #texasstorm #snow #fyp

    ♬ Two® - Lil Uzi Vert

    "Y'all wanna see something fucked up? So I live in Texas, right? There's no power right now, and no heat inside the house. Look at this shit, y'all," TikTok user Luna said before exhaling a cloud of air. "I'm inside my house!"

    Hair is literally freezing in its place:

    @jesscarpenterwrites

    When Texas snows, we don’t know how to act ❄️ #icestorm #texas #texasicestorm #frozenhair #texassnow #texassnowday

    ♬ original sound - Jess Carpenter

    "When it's zero degrees in Texas."

    TikTok: @jesscarpenterwrites / Via tiktok.com

    Car doors are frozen shut:

    @noplayerlies

    Satis🧊#ShowUpShowOff #texasstorm #icestorm #discovery #texasweather #westtx #icebreaker #breakice #oddlysatisfying #satisfying #oddlysatisfyingtiktok

    ♬ original sound - @tiffanyflowers1711
    TikTok: @noplayerlies / Via tiktok.com

    You can punch through ice that froze to car windows:

    @noplayerlies

    Satisfying or nah? #texasstorm #icestorm #freeze #ShowUpShowOff #discovery #icebreaker #breakice #texasweather #snowstorm #carwindow #punchchallenge

    ♬ original sound - @tiffanyflowers1711 -
    TikTok: @noplayerlies / Via tiktok.com

    Those who live outside the city are noticing a few discrepancies:

    @smittya1010

    ERCOT has serious problems....but Houston explain 🤔 #nopower #ercot #icestorm #texas #houston #dallas #austin #sanantonio #fyp #foryoupage #fyp

    ♬ original sound - smittya1010

    "They've been telling us for days to conserve energy. My thermostat has been at 60 degrees. I woke up this morning to no power myself. Meanwhile... that's some bullshit. Half the city has no power, it's single digit weather outside, and downtown Houston is lit up."

    TikTok: @smittya1010 / Via tiktok.com

    Pools can be used as skating rinks...

    @buyorsellwithmaribel

    #texasstorm #estamosnevadas

    ♬ original sound - Alen Southammavong
    TikTok: @buyorsellwithmaribel / Via tiktok.com

    ... or for reenactments of the Titanic sinking:

    @sam_pucketttt

    Actual portrayal of Texas at this time #texas #texasweather #dfw #texasstorm #texasfreeze #titanic #texan #fyp #foryoupage

    ♬ original sound - Samantha Puckett
    TikTok: @sam_pucketttt / Via tiktok.com

    And many are trying to stock up on groceries:

    @bettermotors

    Current #ATX grocery store situation🙏 #club #heb #sprouts #linedup #longlines #longhorns #texasstorm #snowpocalypse

    ♬ Satisfaction - Benny Benassi & The Biz

    "Look at the line!"

    TikTok: @bettermotors / Via tiktok.com

    If you or a loved one lives in Texas and would like information concerning local warming centers or community resources, you can call 877-541-7905.

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