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Virginia: High temperatures mean that budding fruit trees are now vulnerable to frost

Record-breaking temperatures are indicating that spring has arrived early this year for many Virginia fruit growers. As more fruit trees flower before winter is over, many growers worry their early bloomers might be hit be a ‘late’ frost.

The year started with above-average temperatures, with the first five days exceeding normal January highs by about 15 to 25 degrees. Richmond reported one of its hottest days on February 23, reaching a high of 83 degrees for the first time since 1932, according to the National Weather Service.


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