The weather in Texas has been confusing for the last couple of months. Sometimes the weather in Texas could be as cold as 50°, followed by the next day of thunderstorms, and then the sun will come out as if nothing ever happened. Even though Texas weather can be inconsistent by mid-May, the weather will get hotter even if there’s a snowstorm during the week, the heat will return.

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SUMMER BRINGS THE SNAKES OUT!

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When the weather begins to warm up in Texas there are a couple of things that can be guaranteed, mosquitoes will make an appearance, June Beatles will make a dramatic entrance, and snakes will be more often seen. Copperhead snakes, which are probably one of the most venomous snakes here in the great state of Texas have been making it all over the states being seen left and right. Even though some studies suggest that Copperheads are an actual passive species, the bite from a copperhead is extremely, aggressive. The bite of a copperhead is so painful that individuals have to find their self going to the hospital after being bitten.

SNAKES! WHY DID IT HAVE TO BE SNAKES?

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Even though it is rare for it to be fatal to humans, small children, elderly people and even people with compromised immune systems have a strong chance of needing immediate medical attention. Recently I wrote an article stating the smell of cucumbers is a dead giveaway that a copperhead snake may be closer than you think. . Texans are asked to make sure to be alert all summer for not only insects but snakes as well here in Texas they really can be lurking around any corner.

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