FWWU: Why was the 2021 Winter Storm so severe?

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AUSTIN (KXAN) – Days of below freezing temperatures, more than half-a-foot of snowfall and millions without power or water. The 2021 Valentine’s Day winter storm broke numerous records and will be likely be remembered for decades by all who endured it.

Why was this storm so severe? Chief Meteorologist David Yeomans explains the factors that led to the historic week in this First Warning Weather University lesson.

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