Let it Snow

Parts of Houston were transformed into a winter wonderland today as snow fell for most of the day in many areas. Some tried to avoid being out in the elements — while others enjoyed being outdoors. Bill Stamps has more.


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Houston’s Shawn Levy had to stop by the grocery store and found himself out in the snow. But he didn’t mind.

“Yeah, I like it. I’m surprised it snowed so long. It’s a good thing.”

In the store parking lot Josh Glover’s job was to gather all the stray carts. Not an easy task with snow blowing in your face. But he also didn’t mind.

“It’s cold. Real cold man. It’s cool though. I like the weather. I like the snow.”

Stamps: “Do you enough layers on?”

“Yes, I got about three shirts, some thermals. I got gloves on, but it’s good.”

The situation wasn’t severe enough for HISD to close schools, so you didn’t see many kids out making snowmen like you might normally find. But there were some big kids out in the streets…like Gabriella and Laura Sifiuentes who made a small snowman in their front yard. Laura says there wasn’t enough snow to do anything bigger.

“We just grabbed a rake and started raking up all the snow and just forming it.”

Gabriella says she was looking forward to today since hearing the news of possible snow earlier this week.

“I was excited really. Why? Cause we don’t ever get snow in Houston.”

And they have to have fun while they can…the forecast calls for the snow to be gone by tomorrow.

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