Texas Weather

Think Science: Weather

Jan 22, 2018
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There’s a saying in Texas that goes, “if you don’t like the weather in Texas, wait five minutes.” Despite San Antonio’s reputation for long hot summers, there is an abundance of interesting weather in the Lone Star State, everything from ice storms to hurricanes and even the occasional snowfall. At our next Think Science event, we’ll hear from two experts in the field about our unique weather patterns, and how predictions are made. Learn about the technology that helps forecasters, meteorologists, and researchers understand our climate.

Updated at 11:30 a.m.

Some school schedules, city services and government offices returned to normal operations Wednesday, while other delays or closures continue, following Tuesday's ice storm.

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Academic, military and medical institutions announced their plans to re-open on Wednesday following Tuesday's ice storm, pending further weather developments.

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A powerful winter storm effectively shut down the San Antonio region on Tuesday, and the effects may not be over yet. 

Updated at 2 p.m.

Winter weather conditions delayed or canceled flights and services, shut down museums, libraries and movie theaters, and closed academic and government institutions throughout the San Antonio region Tuesday.

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