People wait in long lines at an H-E-B grocery store in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. The weather disaster is an “absolutely awful nightmare,” says Austin City Council member Natasha Harper-Madison.

AUSTIN, TX – FEBRUARY 17, 2021: People wait in long lines at an H-E-B grocery store in Austin, Texas on February 17, 2021. Millions of Texans are still without water and electric as winter storms continue. (Photo by Montinique Monroe/Getty Images)