San Antonio students celebrated today’s severe 18-degree temperatures. The high and junior schools were dismissed when all heating systems were disabled. Officials hope for more moderate temperatures tomorrow.
Teen-age vandals set fire to the 55-foot municipal Christmas tree on Alamo Plaza. Only the steel frame and a charred utility pole remain.
After a morning of sleet and freezing rain, a winter storm dumps 2.4 inches of snow on the Alamo City, surprising weather forecasters. This is the first snow since January 13, 1982 and the most since February 22, 1966.