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First freeze falls on Austin, with more cold nights to come

After yesterday night's first freeze for the region, Austin can expect a cold and windy week ahead.

This morning marked the coldest on record for Dec. 1, the National Weather Service reported from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

But the day should bring sunny skies, with a high near 62 degrees. Wind is expected around 5-10 mph, but could gust as high as 20 mph. You'll want to put on a sweater and bring in the dog, as well as any sensitive plants.

The rest of the week is expected to be even chillier with another freeze expected on Thursday night.

There's a slight chance of rain on Wednesday, with highs reaching only the low 50s through the rest of the week. But skies are expected to remain sunny for the most part.


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Austin's 7 Best Indian Restaurants

We all have those cravings for an amazing butter chicken or some authentic dosas with coconut chutney, but when I was thinking about where I wanted to go to satisfy my taste buds I realized that my list of great Indian food around Austin was surprisingly short. After doing some research and asking around, here is your list of the best Indian restaurants around town.

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Events: Texas Book Festival and a celebration of sausage
Texas Book Festival

🗓 Friday

🗻 Savor the Outdoors*

One of the best parts of the Austin area is the opportunity to take in nature and immerse yourself in the outdoors. This serves as the inspiration for the next Savor the Outdoors dinner, taking place at McKinney Roughs Nature Park. Delight in Texas fine dining cuisine while taking in views of the Colorado River, and stargazing. Tickets priced at $125.00.

5:30 - 8 p.m. | 📍 McKinney Roughs Nature Park, 1884 State Highway 71 West, Cedar Creek, TX, 78612

🗓 All weekend

📚Texas Book Festival*

Whether you call yourself a book nerd or enjoy the occasional good book, you won't want to miss the 27th annual Texas Book Festival this weekend. The Festival will take place in and around the State Capitol in downtown Austin. The event is is FREE and open to the public, featuring nearly 300 authors of the year's best books across all ages and genres.

If you're more interested in the nightlife events of the festival, check out the Festival Lit-Crawl, a series of free events at various locations around the city that include Trivia Nights, Happy Hours, and more.

Saturday, 10 a.m - 5 p.m, Sunday 11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Texas State Capitol (click here for festival map)

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