University of Florida/IFAS is warning its vegetable and specialty crop growers of low temperatures expected tonight in some parts of the state.
In an email sent by Gary England, UF/IFAS Extension Agent IV Emeritus, he reminds growers that the National Weather Service has issued free warnings for all north Florida locations west of the St. Johns River tonight. The warning area stretches south along the west coast to Hernando County and includes Sumter and most of Marion Counties in north central Florida. A Freeze Watch is posted for Pasco County.
Temperatures are expected to dip as low as the upper 20s from south Georgia down to Gainesville, Florida and at or a few degrees below freezing further south in the warning areas.