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Snow blankets Stephens County as winter storm moves across state

Snow blankets Stephens County as winter storm moves across state
January 10
13:36 2021

The National Weather Service’s forecast held true, and Breckenridge and Stephens County have received as much as six inches of snow since early this morning, Sunday, Jan. 10. The winter storm was almost a year to the day after last year’s big snow, which started on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

The winter storm moved in from the west, blanketing most of North Texas and some of Central Texas with anywhere from a dusting to several inches of snow. The NWS projects the snow to continue, tapering off in the evening hours. The Weather Channel’s radar indicates that the precipitation could turn to rain later today.

The overnight low is supposed to be around 24 degrees, and Monday’s high temperature is predicted to remain below 40. As the week goes on, the weather is forecast to clear up with sunny skies and highs in the 60s by Thursday.

To see the detailed weather forecasts from the NWS, click the following link to visit the agency’s website.

The Luna and Moreno kids enjoyed the snow and built a snowman in Breckenridge today. Pictured, from left are Aiden Luna and Layton Lunna, sons of Romney and Mercedes Luna; Noah Moreno, son of Michael and Mendy Moreno; and Brody Luna, son of the Lunas. Thanks to the families for sharing the photo. (Courtesy Photo)

Cutline, top photo: The snowplow had already cleared a path when these two vehicles came down State Highway 67 late Sunday morning, Jan. 10. Stephens County got as much as six inches of snow in some parts, and the snow continued to fall after noon, even as the temperature warmed up and the snow on the ground and in the trees started to melt. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

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