|Published:||Dec 14, 2010 7:53 PM EST|
|Updated:||Dec 14, 2010 4:54 PM EST|
DESOTO COUNTY, Fla - Early estimates show no significant damage from Monday night's cold weather.
In Desoto County temperatures dropped to 28 degrees.
Remarkably, no frost formed on any of the crops, which means no damage.
Citrus farmers were on high alert, worried about cold temperatures.
Justin Sorrells, from Desoto Fruit and Harvesting, Inc. tells WINK News the wind helped keep the frost from settling on the trees.
The Gulf Citrus Growers Association reports no damage from the cold spell.
However, farmers are gearing up for more cold weather Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
Temperatures are expected to be even colder.
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