Winter weather in East Texas can be very confusing. One day, shorts, the next day, it's snowing. With that, we came up with three ways you know it's Winter in East Texas.

1. We don't get to hear the crunch of fresh snow under our feet, it's more the crunch of fallen leaves that have covered our yards.

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2. This is the perfect way to describe how a week can really be during the winter.

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3. The rest of the country makes fun of us when we close our towns down on those rare occasions when Winter rears it's ugly head. It's just rare when we get the full effect of Winter.

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