Away from Egypt news, last week north Texas saw rolling blackouts which shut down electricity at area hospitals. While they all have back up generators, it takes a few moments to transition during which time there is not continuous monitoring of patients. Imagine if one was in surgery.
Of course, during this time Cowboys Stadium - what with the Super Bowl coming up - was unaffected and lights stayed glowing bright, heat flowing warmly.
1'Blackouts Anger Dallas Hospitals' CBS 11 News