Dreaming of a White Christmas

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Houston is predicted to have a much wetter and colder winter this year thanks to a fading El Niño pattern. And if anything was proven by last week's snowstorm, it's that it may very well be possible for Houston to have a white Christmas in a few weeks.

While we laughed ironically about the possibility of three to six inches of snow last Friday, our teasing turned to childlike rapture as the flakes began to fall from the sky that morning. Luckily, our Flickr photographers were there to capture the scenes for those of us stuck in offices all day. Enjoy the best photos from Houston's snow day in our slideshow.

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