HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Despite the short-lived rainfall some people in the greater Houston area saw on Tuesday, it's still extremely dry and hot across the state.
We're all working the air conditioning overtime, trying to stay comfortable, and that's putting a strain on the Texas power grid.
ERCOT and several energy providers have, at times, asked Texans to conserve during peak hours.
Since late June, we've broken 10 records for energy demand.
Energy expert Doug Lewin discussed ERCOT and grid reliability as we head into the end of summer and then prepare for whatever winter brings.
You can watch his interview in the video player above.