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It is not a best practice to adjust overhead rates monthly. Costs will fluctuate over the ebb and flow of the year, and changing overhead rates monthly will over charge some projects with additional overhead costs and under charge other projects. Timing is everything in this scenario, and an annual rate reflects a smoothness to the application of overheads over the year.
The Texas Railroad Commission and ERCOT will conduct inspections of the facilities. Failure to weatherize may result in penalties of up to $1 million. One has to wonder why something like this wasn't put into place when weatherization was deemed necessary 10 years ago for just such an event!