February 2015 Photo Contest
Focus on Texas: Frozen
Arctic blasts bring out best in hotshot photographers

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    John Gavin, Comanche EC: He captures the view from his front yard on Hog Mountain in May, Texas.
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    Richard Browne, Deep East Texas EC: Colorful berries are locked in a layer of ice.
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    Dorothy Clark, Southwest Texas EC: A late spring freeze zaps her peach crop.
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    Linda Cortelyou, Upshur Rural EC: Snow and ice cover everything, and these hungry birds work hard to get the frozen seeds loose.
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    Peggy Jones, Bowie-Cass EC: A barn light casts a warm glow on a puddle during a surprise Christmas ice storm in Mount Pleasant.
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    Web Extra: Jennifer Spring, Pedernales EC: Water at a grocery store car wash created an icicle wall during a weekend freeze.
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    Web Extra: April Lister, Greenbelt EC: Moisture gives frozen cobwebs a garland appearance.
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    Web Extra: Joel Roberts, Grayson-Collin EC: “This was our string of patio lights after the North Texas ice storm in early December 2013.”
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    Web Extra: John Gavin, Comanche EC: The oak tree in front of his house on Hog Mountain in May, Texas.
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    Web Extra: Tom Callens, Cherokee County EC: This was the scene heading down County Road 354 after some overnight sleet and snow.

Texans enjoy many beautiful, lazy summers, but the icy wonderland of a winter storm is truly a sight to behold. Sparkling icicles, frozen lanes and snowy wildlife make for some spectacular scenery. Let’s review our frosty favorites.

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