Let's be honest with one another for a moment. Texans certainly cannot wait for cooler temperatures in the state. We're all tired of 90 degree weather aren't we?

Now thankfully, at least in the mornings, cooler temps have made it a little bit easier to wake up to. But the warm temps are still around for now. But while we look forward, there's also a chance that severe weather could be around the corner for Texas in the Winter.

La Niña's Effect on Texas

For those unaware of La Niña, it's explained here by the NOAA. But the effect of the phenomenon could potentially affect the Texas winter, and not in a way that Texans will appreciate. According to NBC5, the event could stay through November, with odds set at 91%.

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Odds have been also set at the weather staying until March of 2023 at 53%.

What Does This Mean For Texas?

The effects on Texas will be felt two ways: higher temps, and the increased chance of severe weather events for the state. So the Texas winter will once again be hard to predict. So it's important for all of us to be weather aware and make sure that we take weather warnings seriously.

This means to know your safe place in wherever you live, and to make sure you have a way to receive weather alerts in case power goes out.

It is also important to start preparing now, so there is no last minute trying to figure out certain items in your severe weather plan.

Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

Would You Eat It It? Check Out The Craziest Foods at the 2022 State Fair of Texas

If it exists, someone at the State Fair of Texas will fry it. But there's more to Big Tex's menu than fried randomness. Check these out.

6 Bizarre Town Names in Texas and the Stories Behind Them

There's no shortage of bizarre town names in Texas. Ding Dong, Kermit, Oatmeal, Reklaw, Pflugerville, and Zephyr: that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the oddest town monikers.

Have you ever wondered how on earth these names got on a city sign? Keep scrolling to see the history behind some of the weirdest town names in Texas.

Did You Know Some of Your Favorite Restaurants Started in Texas?

It's got to start somewhere, and Texas seems to be a great place from which to launch a tasty restaurant chain.

 

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