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Snow blankets Southern Texas as Western Pennsylvania braces for 1st measurable snow

December 8, 2017 GMT

As the region braces for the possibility of the season’s first measurable snowfall this weekend, parts of Texas saw snow overnight and on Thursday evening.

Residents in Houston awoke to icy, slick roads and a dusting of snow, resulting in a few school districts having two-hour delays on Friday, reported the Houston Chronicle. Snow, while possible there, is highly unusual for this time of year, the newspaper reported. e_SClBHouston’s last memorable amount of snow came in 2008.

About 200 miles away in Corpus Christi, a light blanket of snow fell overnight, reported the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

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The National Weather Service there reported some spots received up to 4 inches of snow overnight. It was the first snow accumulation there since 2004.e_SClBA state not known for its wintry weather, many residents took to social media overnight to show off their attempts at snowmen, snow angels and to document the first time they ever saw snow.e_SClBe_SClB

e_SClBRenatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-837-5374, rsignorini@tribweb.com or via Twitter @byrenatta.