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January 2 in San Antonio history...

1928
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.

1954
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.

1985
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.

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