The frigid winter weather in North Central Florida has kept farmers busy this past week. As Donna Green-Townsend reports, vegetable growers in Putnam County were scrambling to get their crops to market before the freezing temperatures could hurt their profit margins.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Vegetablesdgt.mp3]
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Florida experienced above-normal temperatures in July and is leaning toward above-normal through October
For the next three months, Florida is expected to see hotter and wetter conditions. The entire state is 40-50% more likely to see above-average temperatures. Florida is also leaning above normal in precipitation through the end of October.