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NASA Captures Massive Solar Flare on Camera [VIDEO]
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NASA Captures Massive Solar Flare on Camera [VIDEO]

We're fairly familiar with the big ball of fire in the sky called the Sun here in South Texas. It's hard not to be with the summers we're all used to down here. Some days it feels like the Sun is a little too close to us for comfort.

But no matter how close we feel like it is, we earthbound southerners will never see a view like the one captured on this video.

Click the "Read More" to see the video.

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Will It Warm Up? Or Are They Calling For More Icy Roads.

The one thing you have to love about Texas is the weather.  It's not everyday we experience icy roads or even snow.  Last night we had freezing rain hit us here in Texas as temperatures dropped to around 20 degrees

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Freezing Weather Hits Victoria
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Send In Your Freezy Photos

With the weather on its way below freezing and the continued prediction of snow, we're looking to our listeners for photos of the effects of the weather here in South Texas.

If you have a picture you'd like to send to us that we can add to our "Freezy Photos" gallery, we'd love to see them

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Freeze Warnings Cause School Closures
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VISD Announces School Closures for Thursday And Friday

Due to expected weather conditions and hazardous driving conditions, the VISD classes will dismiss early on Thursday and be closed on Friday.

The following schedule applies for Thursday:
Schools that normally release at 2:50 will release at 12:00
Schools that normally release at 3:10 will release at 12:10
Schools that normally release at 3:30 will release at 12:30
Schools that normally release at 4:00 will release at 1 p.m.

Sporting and extracurricular events for Thursday evening have been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Supervisors will alert employees to their release time from work on Thursday. All employees should report to work on their usual starting time on Thursday.

For Friday, all offices and schools in VISD will be closed for the day. Limited personnel will be asked to report to work on Friday. Those essential position personnel will be notified by their supervisor.

School related events that were scheduled for Friday will be rescheduled.

The Grand Opening Celebration for the Victoria Fine Arts Center will be scheduled for another date. All previously purchased tickets will be honored.

Check for more information and other closures using the "Read More" link below.

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside… And Can Be Inside, Too

It's going to be extremely cold for South Texas the next few nights. It's going to be colder than our South Texas systems are used to dealing with. We are talking about lows in the 20s for the next 4 nights. Depending on the wind speed, we could have single digit wind chill factors.

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