winter wonderland

Catch our drift: Houstonians make the most of a rare snow day

Catch our drift: Houstonians make the most of a rare snow day

Woman in snowy Heights neighborhood
Light in The Heights: the Inner Loop saw its share of drift. Courtesy photo
Texas snowman
Come and stack it: Everyone loves a Texas snowman.
Houston drawn on snow car
Nice sleigh: What better way to pimp your ride? Courtesy photo
Snow in the Houston Woodlands
Woodlands wonderland: a holiday scene in the 'burbs. Courtesy photo/ABC-13
Woman in snowy Heights neighborhood
Texas snowman
Houston drawn on snow car
Snow in the Houston Woodlands

It's been years since the Houston-area has had snow, but that changed as the white stuff began falling Thursday night.

As soon as the light drifts started, Houstonians started documenting the moment, for fun, and posterity.

Texans star J.J. Watt (who has seen his share of snow from his days in Wisconsin) jumped in on the snow coverage:

Meanwhile, folks from the Inner Loop to the 'burbs recorded their white Christmas.

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