WEIGH IN: We want to hear how Austin residents are preparing for winter this year

Ice covers trees in East Austin during the February winter storm. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Ice covers trees in East Austin during the February winter storm. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Ice covers trees in East Austin during the February winter storm. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Community Impact Newspaper is working on coverage of Austinites' experiences through Winter Storm Uri and how residents are preparing this winter.

Whether you lived in Austin during the February storm or are new to the city, we want to hear about your plans for winter and whether you are looking at this season any differently. Feedback from an individual, family or community perspective is welcome.


Share your thoughts with us via the form below.

If you have any questions or would rather email your feedback, please reach out to reporter Ben Thompson at [email protected].

By Ben Thompson

Austin City Hall Reporter

Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Northeastern University in Boston. He spent more than two years reporting on Montgomery County and The Woodlands area before moving to Austin in 2021 to cover City Hall and other news throughout the city. Contact Ben with questions, tips or feedback at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @BThompson_CI.