National Geographic : 1945 Feb
John Vachon O.W.I., Official This May Day Rain Squall Sprinkles the Garden of a Texas Gulf Coast Farmer Near Victoria Rainfall varies from 55 inches on the coast to 9 inches in semidesert parts of west Texas. Gulf-coast storms are periodic. From subtropic RioGrande Delta to high Panhandle plateaus, Texas' recorded temperatures have ranged from 23° below zero to 120° in the shade. During "northers" temperature may fall50°in36hours. Yet some southern cities, including San Antonio and Brownsville, are winter resorts famed for delightful winter climate.