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Old 12-08-2017, 01:46 PM
 
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Going back two decades, there have been only five snowfall events in Houston, and only three of those measured more than a trace.

On Dec. 10, 2008, 1.4 inches of snow fell on the city, and on Dec. 4, 2009, an inch fell. Those were the only two events since the 1990's to produce more snow than Friday's storm.
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According to records by the Houston-based Weather Research Center, the last snow to hit the city was on Feb. 23, 2010, when a trace of snow fell.
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Old 12-08-2017, 01:57 PM
 
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Woke up to snow, and got my 3 year old up sooner than normal. He was pretty happy about it. Kind of sad to see it gone already!
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Old 12-08-2017, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Aurora, Colorado
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I've been heavily considering moving to Houston to get away from the snow. I would been so mad if I moved and this happened lol
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Old 12-08-2017, 04:17 PM
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Location: Beautiful Northwest Houston
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I've been heavily considering moving to Houston to get away from the snow. I would been so mad if I moved and this happened lol
This was a dusting of snow , not a blizzard
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Old 12-08-2017, 05:08 PM
 
Location: The Greater Houston Metro Area
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This was a dusting of snow , not a blizzard
...and all traces were gone by mid-afternoon. Sigh.Have a friend who told his kids they would build a snowman when they got home from school - but it was too late by then.
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Old 12-08-2017, 06:39 PM
 
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I've been heavily considering moving to Houston to get away from the snow. I would been so mad if I moved and this happened lol
I hate snow, but one day of snow is not a big deal
What sucks is when you have that crap on the ground for 2-4 weeks straight and everytime you walk outside you donít know if you are going to walk or skate to your car
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Old 12-08-2017, 06:56 PM
 
Location: Houston/Brenham
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I've been heavily considering moving to Houston to get away from the snow. I would been so mad if I moved and this happened lol
Once every ten years, and gone by noon. You can handle it.

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I hate snow, but one day of snow is not a big deal
What sucks is when you have that crap on the ground for 2-4 weeks straight and everytime you walk outside you donít know if you are going to walk or skate to your car
I've never lived where it snows. I can't imagine what that's like, to have it around for weeks.
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:43 PM
 
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It was funny to see the few that left cars out on driveways come up with make-shift scrapers. No one owned an actual scraper.
We used Tissues lol.

And last time it was around same time in 2009.. That was just a freeze, compared to some real snow today.
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Old 12-08-2017, 08:39 PM
 
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I well remember this snowfall.

The Great Christmas Eve Snow Storm (2004)

...The band of heaviest snowfall, about 20 miles wide, was centered from Victoria to Edna to Bay City to Lake Jackson. In this area, approximately 9 to 12 inches of snow fell. All areas south of a line from around Garwood to Needville to Friendswood to Texas City saw at least 3 inches of snow, with 4 inches falling on Galveston Island and 6 inches reported in Angleton and Alvin. North of this area, the snowfall totals dropped off rapidly. Snowfall totals of around an inch occurred in Clear Lake and Missouri City, with accumulations in Houston generally ranging from a dusting to around an inch...

http://www.weather.gov/media/hgx/res...istmasSnow.pdf

Great Christmas Eve Snow Storm (2004)
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Old 12-08-2017, 09:15 PM
 
Location: The Greater Houston Metro Area
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I sent pics of my yard to out-of-state relatives and friends.

My sister in Philly; "Yeah, Cheryl, that looks very exciting." LOL. I realize her late Spring snows are heavier - but it is very unusual around here.
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