After a couple of days of unusually warm weather across South Florida, now the temperatures are about to tumble and you may need to remember the Four P’s of cold weather safety.
It’s been a very mild winter so far, but the coldest air of the season is set to arrive this weekend.
South Florida woke up to a chilly morning with a mix of fog and drizzle Tuesday. The cooler mornings will continue for the rest of the week, but will you need your sweater all day?
Florida’s tropical fish farmers are hoping Old Man Winter doesn’t wreak havoc on their industry again this year.
Getting out the door Thursday morning you may have noticed there was still a chill in the air, but it wasn’t nearly as cold as Wednesday morning.
As temperatures dipped into the mid to upper 30s in inland Miami-Dade and Broward Counties overnight, farmers in south Dade worked through the night to protect their winter crops.
Some delicate ornamental plants don’t tolerate the cold well, even if well above the freezing mark. Orchids, houseplants, and new plantings are particularly at risk in the chill.
South Floridians simply aren’t used to shivering through extremely cold weather. That’s why we need to remember the “Four P’s” of cold weather safety when the temperatures tumble.
As near freezing temperatures descend on South Florida, shelters in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties have kept their doors open to welcome in people who need a warm place to stay.
While it has been a very warm winter so far across South Florida, that all changed Monday night courtesy of a potent cold front that swept across the area.