Tag Archives: cold weather

In The News: County To Restore CAPP Funding, Study Warns Of Physician Shortage, All-Time Lows Possible Throughout Nation, I-4 Crash Shuts Down Interstate Overnight

By and on February 18th, 2015 | Last updated: February 18, 2015 at 10:06 am

County backs plan to restore CAPP funding to 2012 levels – Alachua county commissioners decided Tuesday to restore funding levels for local organizations that serve the poor if tax revenues are sufficient. These Community Agency Partnership Program, or CAPP, groups […]

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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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Even In Florida, High School Football Teams Deal With Cooler Weather

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm

The cold weather coming to North Central Florida in the fall presents different challenges to high school football players.

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As temperatures drop, overburdened St. Francis House opens doors to Gainesville homeless

By on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 10:16 am

Several chilly nights across North Central Florida have come as a surprise for late March. At the St. Francis House in Gainesville, staff and volunteers are working to ensure that those who can’t always get out of the cold have a place to go.

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Local manatees successfully braving the cold

By on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:21 am

North Central Florida manatees are handling the recent temperature drops and continue to thrive.

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In Gainesville, cold weather brews up coffee sales

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:14 pm

With temperatures cooling down, more customers are grabbing for hot cups of coffee. Many places in Gainesville see an increase in their customer flow and an increase in orders for hot coffee.

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Cool weather creates greater risk of fires spreading

By on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm

The cool weather in Gainesville could heat up quickly, according to Wildfire Mitigation Specialist with the Waccasassa Forestry Center Ludie Bond. Recent weather patterns have made fire conditions considerably worse than they were just a couple weeks ago.

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Gainesville braces for cold weather

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:55 pm

The temperature in Gainesville is expected to drop below 40 degrees Monday evening, prompting Gainesville residents to make preparations.

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