Plow and Hose: Not so fast, winter! Posted in: Lifestyle So far, 2023’s weather has been exceptionally mild.It is almost hard to believe that it is not actually spring. Mother Nature makes it difficult to determine the seasons in central Texas. Thanks to our mostly temperate climate in central Texas, winter is more easily defined by the allergy forecast than the thermometer. Just as the last leaves fall to the ground and most other plants succumb to winter dormancy, “cedar fever” begins. In our part of central Texas, cedar allergy season starts in December and usually finishes up by the end of January, although it sometimes extends into February. Most trees produce pollen in the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!