Just before midnight... the temperature was at 28 degrees with light freezing drizzle occurring. At 1159 PM... light snow briefly mixed with the light freezing drizzle. No accumulations of snowfall occurred. At 1017 am... light snow flurries were seen by the observers at the Austin Bergstrom Airport. The light snow flurries only lasted for 27 minutes and again no accumulations occurred.
A trace amount of snowfall will be entered as part of the climate records since this is the first time a trace of snowfall has ever occurred on the 8th of December.
Of interest... the highest daily snowfall amount for December was 0.6 inches which fell on December 31st 1946. Snowfall has never been recorded for December 25th at Austin Bergstrom.