... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am CST this morning...
The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a
dense fog advisory... which is in effect until 10 am CST this
* Visibility... one quarter mile or less.
* Impacts... rapid changes in visibilities will make driving
especially hazardous this morning.
A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down...
use your headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.
... Record snowfall for Austin Bergstrom...
Just before midnight... the temperature was at 28 degrees with light
freezing drizzle occurring. At 1159 PM... light snow briefly mixed
with the light freezing drizzle. No accumulations of snowfall
occurred. At 1017 am... light snow flurries were seen by the
observers at the Austin Bergstrom Airport. The light snow flurries
only lasted for 27 minutes and again no accumulations occurred.
A trace amount of snowfall will be entered as part of the climate
records since this is the first time a trace of snowfall has ever
occurred on the 8th of December.
Of interest... the highest daily snowfall amount for December was 0.6
inches which fell on December 31st 1946. Snowfall has never been
recorded for December 25th at Austin Bergstrom.