From KBTX.com: Normally hot and humid Houston is dealing with weather it rarely gets: snow. Snow began falling Friday morning in Houston and other parts of southeast Texas and as of late Friday afternoon had not stopped.
National Weather Service meteorologist Charles Roeseler says it's the earliest snow in Houston's history. The previous record for Houston was Dec. 10 in 2008 and 1944.
Snow is rare for the nation's fourth largest city. In the past 15 years, it has snowed four times, including Friday.
The National Weather Service says there have been reports from counties southwest of Houston of accumulations of 3 to 4 inches. There have been reports of half an inch or less in Houston with suburbs south of the city reporting 1 to 2 inches.
AS of 4:00PM Friday there were reports of snow on Galveston Island. Earlier in the day it had been snowing as far southwest as Victoria.