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It's snowing in Texas and you don't need us to tell you that it isn't ok.
With Australia currently battling one of the worst wildfires in recent memory, the discussion around the climate crisis is becoming more and more needed by the day.
To emphasise just how serious this matter is, look no further than the great US state of Texas, which has an average temperature in January of 52°F (11.1°C).
However, right now, in North Texas, it is currently experiencing snowfall of two to three inches in some areas. That's right it's snowing in Texas.
Yes, actual snow! Snow falls in parts of North Texas amid Winter Weather Advisory: https://t.co/NASYKOkH6D https://t.co/uH7RfJE3mE — CBSDFW (@CBSDFW)
There are wildfires in Australia, snow in Texas, floods from heavy rain in Dubai.
While we're worried about WWIII,… https://t.co/G1cFQFhaAJ — Jessica G. Obeid (@Jessica G. Obeid)
This is the first time that any measurable snow has fallen in this area of Texas since January 2017 which has caused officials to issue a 'Winter Weather Advisory' in four different counties.
Numerous crashes and icy roads were also reported across multiple highways in the area.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple crashes reported in #Denton where snow has accumulated on 35E & 35W. Side streets also impa… https://t.co/c5qrQuo3XZ — Madison Sawyer (@Madison Sawyer)
If that's wasn't enough a tornado warning was also issued in Texas on Friday afternoon.
ONLY IN TEXAS: 70 degrees on Friday morning. Tornado warning Friday night. Snow Saturday! #dfwwx @CBSDFW https://t.co/gr2Tt3bz2Z — Jennifer Lindgren (@Jennifer Lindgren)
Tornado warnings by night
Snow in the morning
North Texas... https://t.co/zyfXa7QWbl — Caroline Wright (@Caroline Wright)
Last night I drove through a whole ass storm with tornadoes and what not.
This morning is woke up to snow, wtf Texas. — Gino Medina (@Gino Medina)
Meanwhile, in more traditionally colder states like New York, New Jersey, Ohio and Massachusetts experienced something akin to a mini-heatwave as temperatures soared to 60 degrees in some parts.
This in context with what was going on in Texas has led many to believe that this is far from a normal weather pattern.
Snowing in Texas? Meanwhile... https://t.co/rUUDpcTNCj — Thighland Resident (@Thighland Resident)
Its snowing in Texas and 60 degrees in Ohio. In January.
What's wrong with this picture? https://t.co/NHNk2CU4lK — Alicia Anne Creger Wants To Hibernate (@Alicia Anne Creger Wants To Hibernate)
It’s snowing in Texas but 60 degrees in New York. Get right with the lord y’all. It’s coming. — Jelly The Friendly Ghost (@Jelly The Friendly Ghost)
January 11th: snowing in Texas and almost 60° in New Jersey https://t.co/Ug7iaOFvre — 💉Josh Rubin, MD 🩺 (@💉Josh Rubin, MD 🩺)
It’s snowing in North Texas and it’s 65 degrees in January in NYC
Me: https://t.co/JsMG7HtytR — braggasnorus♧ (@braggasnorus♧)
More: This simple cartoon shows how ridiculous climate change denial is