Gainesville residents are pulling out their umbrellas, as this week continues to deliver more rain showers. But Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says this is a welcome weather change.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/bond1recentrain.mp3] Bond says in the battle between rain and active fires, the constant weather change plays a huge role. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/bond2recentrain.mp3]
Alachua County and other places across North Central Florida are making preparations for the rare March freeze expected for tonight. Check in to WUFT.org for live weather updates.