snow on fire hydrant

Winter is almost upon us in Austin

As Austin braces for a winter emergency tomorrow (there’s a small chance for freezing drizzle or light snow), I’d like to reflect back on the Snowpocalypse of 2011, when an inch or so of snow completely shut down the city for the day (but the roads only for half a day). Below are a few of the photos from that day, February 3, 2011, a day that shall live in infamy: To better prepare for the unfolding weather crisis, my friend Ilene has posted a list: 10 Things You Need to Know About Winter in Austin.