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February 28, 2024

Austin’s only snow this winter likely came from power plants

By: Ben Philpott

Well, Spring is almost here and we’ve had virtually no snow in Austin this winter. That is, unless you live in a narrow stretch of East Austin between Decker Lake and the Austin Airport. It did snow there, and pretty much only there, one Monday morning in mid January. This week, as the KUT Newsroom has been focusing on water issues in the area, KUT’s Mose Buchele brings this update on that highly localized snowfall, and it’s surprising likely source.