Florida's deep freeze may put fruits and vegetables in peril
December 15th, 2010
09:30 AM ET
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iReporter pdt165 snapped this picture in Port Orange, Florida, 2 miles from Daytona Beach. Temperatures dropped to the mid-20s overnight and sprinklers were not turned off.

Ever wonder where those yummy strawberries come from during those snowy winter months? It’s Florida - though that may be in jeopardy if temperature trends don’t change as winter sets in.

For the second week in a row, temperatures dipped to 32°F or below, shattering past low temperature records for December. Farmers are still assessing the damage to the fruits and vegetables from the frosty weather.

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