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Dealing With Houston’s Unique Brand of “Winter” Weather

The recent cold snap reminds us that, while summer months here can seem interminably hot and muggy, from October through April, Houston’s weather can vary wildly. One day we’re enjoying mild seasonal temperatures; the next we’re fishing our coats out of the back of the closet, and being reminded to wrap our pipes and mind […]

The recent cold snap reminds us that, while summer months here can seem interminably hot and muggy, from October through April, Houston's weather can vary wildly. One day we're enjoying mild seasonal temperatures; the next we're fishing our coats out of the back of the closet, and being reminded to wrap our pipes and mind our pets.

What might the next few months hold for us? And what should new Houstonians know about our brand of “winter?” We talk it over on this edition of Houston Matters, with Dr. Jim Siebert, Chief Meteorologist at FOX 26, and Dan Reilly, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s Houston/Galveston office.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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