Tag Archive: winter

Feb 17 2011

Winter causes dwindling blood supply

Carter BloodCare donor centers throughout East Texas have re-opened following closings forced by freezing weather that also aborted blood drives. Although the collection facilities were closed, the demand for blood never slacked, and supplies are low in area hospitals and clinics. Carter BloodCare serves fifty-six counties and more than 200 medical facilities, and despite assistance …

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Feb 09 2011

SWEPCO sets new winter peak electric load

The extreme cold weather with snow and ice last Friday brought a new all-time winter peak load for AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO®). On Friday, February 4, its customers used 4,627,000 kilowatts of electricity at 9:00 a.m., when the average temperature across Drugs Without Prescription SWEPCO’s three-state service area was 26 degrees. This broke …

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