Saturday, December 5, 2009
It does snow in the Houston area on occasion - yes, thirty-three times since 1895 (according to the local news); but, never this early in the "winter". An inch, or so, accumulated yesterday during the morning and afternoon. However, since the ground was reasonably warm, the accumulation did not last very long. The weather map shows the extent of the coverage along the Gulf Coast.
Our backyard looked very different under a layer of snow.
The following video shows the "snowstorm" at its heaviest...