Rare July Snow Falls in Central Texas


As if it wasn’t rare enough to have a cold front move through Texas in July, parts of Texas, including Brownwood saw up to 4 inches of snow overnight. With overnight lows hovering in the 70s, the snow quickly melted. “I tried to build a snowman, but it melted before I got to his torso,” stated Brownwood Middle Schooler Carlos Guantanamo. “I hope school is canceled in the morning,” yelled avid summer schooler Nicholas Holmes.

None of the school districts in the county reported any changes to their summer schedules as the snow appeared to have all melted by 8:00 AM. Local business owner Joe Joe Johnson said he considered closing when he first saw the snow flakes, “I saw them flakes falling a little after 11:00 last night, but by 11:30 it had stopped. I was up watching one of them late night infomercials on a new lawnmower that Toro is building when I looked out the winder and saw flakes coming down.” Johnson continued the theme of disappointment about the snow melting so fast, “it was still 78 degrees out here so it didn’t stick around for long.”

As cooler temperatures are forecast for the remainder of the week, the Brownwood Examiner wants to remind all readers to allow some extra time during your commutes and be prepared for slick spots on area roadways, especially on bridges and overpasses.

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