BY Devina Patel

In my 22 years at MD Anderson, I have seen hurricanes, floods and freezing conditions in Houston, but nothing like the February 2021 winter storm.  

On Feb. 14, 2021, a winter storm brought snow, ice and freezing rain into the Houston area, with extreme cold temperatures that extended for several days. It was an historic event that resulted in road closures, widespread power outages, loss of heat...

Devina Patel consults with a male colleague; TVs showing the weather forecast are in the background. Both employees are wearing medical-grade face masks.