While not known for winter weather, Texas does experience occasional impacts from hazardous winter precipitation events. These weather events can range from a light glaze of freezing rain, to heavy snowfall, to blizzard conditions. These events are relatively rare given the usual warmer climate but knowing how to prepare for winter weather in advance can save you from a potentially big headache!
Before deciding how to prepare for an event, it’s important to understand the different types of winter weather warnings and advisories issued by the National Weather Service. Some of the most likely warnings and advisories will be listed below.