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Freezing temps coming for veg- and berry-growing regions

Several veg- and berry-growing locations in Mexico are expecting freezing temperatures tonight.wear

Last night, tonight and tomorrow will see extreme cold temps in the some of Mexico's main lettuce-, broccoli- and celery-growing regions as well as the berry-growing regions of Jacona, Zamora and Tangancicuaro, Michoacán. Tonight will be the coldest night out of the three days. Production could be affected.

Not all berry-growing regions throughout Mexico will see extreme cold temps, but the aforementioned areas are important production areas. Other locations will also see cooler temps over the same three days. Minimum temps for other major regions will be in the upper 30s and low 40s.

The state of San Luis Potosi will see cold temps; specifically the region of Cedral, where there are still some plastic greenhouses in production, will see freezing temps. Tonight will see a minimum temp of 27, and tomorrow night a minimum of 32.

Avocado regions of Michoacán will also see cold temps over the next few days.

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(David Robidoux is a co-founder Weathermelon)