Today, February 4, 2011, is a rare snow day in Austin. What a cold week we’ve had…geez, I barely remember those 70-degree days from last week! The meteorologists said that this was the coldest weather for Austin in 20 years.
As I’m writing this mid-day the snow has almost all melted, but the white landscape this morning was lovely. We had about an inch of snow downtown. The roads were more icy than snowy but traffic was light. Schools were canceled; even UT was closed. Bill and I both worked from home and were glad that we did not need to drive. A few dog walkers were out, but hardly anyone was using the trail.
This morning I went outside for a few minutes to take pictures. Here is the view up Congress Avenue looking north towards the Capitol…
…and looking south across the Congress Avenue bridge: