Tag Archives: cold temperatures

Chilly Temperatures Create Challenges for Blueberry Farmers

By on January 9th, 2015 | Last updated: January 9, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Local farmers use overhead irrigation systems and high tents to protect their blueberry buds and blooms from the winter weather.

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Local Homeless Population Braves Cold Weather Outdoors

By on January 9th, 2015 | Last updated: January 9, 2015 at 12:11 pm

Individuals living in tents outside of Grace Marketplace burn twigs and hang sheets to stay warm as the temperatures drop. Grace Marketplace does allow tent residents to stay indoors during nights below 45 degrees.

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Strawberry Market Heats Up During Cold Snaps

By on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 8:17 pm

Strawberry producers are feeling the heat from the cold temperatures. Output is low and prices are rising for strawberries this season.

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In the News: Obama and Rubio to speak Tuesday, former Florida GOP Chairman pleads guilty, Mayo Clinic receives $7 million grant, cold snap expected

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 8:04 pm

Effects of mild winter will be felt throughout the year | Gainesville.com – Temperatures in Gainesville may dip below freezing early next week due to a cold-air blast expected to hit this weekend, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist […]

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