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Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« on: February 06, 2019, 10:12:03 AM »
My yard hit low of the season 33 this morning. its lower than last year. Ouch, watchout for tropical plants, mangoes.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 10:16:19 AM »
My north facing perimeter wall registered 27.9 F and SW facing wall registered 31.6 F around 5 am. Temp went up to 28.8 and 33.4 just now (7 am), hope it rises soon.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2019, 10:43:37 AM »
Man, that stinks.....sorry guys. Good luck

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2019, 10:47:45 AM »
i swear the forcast yesterday wasn't so cold or I would have covered my mango trees. woke up at 5:30 and registered how cold it was and went out to find my budding mango trees covered in a layer of frost. i hosed them all down and am hoping for the best. Wont be suprised if I lose my small ones

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2019, 11:16:53 AM »
Yeah very cold up here on Central Coast this morning 32F was long duration was 33F at midnight , well see how the plants liked it in a week or so. going to be cold tonight too!! burr!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2019, 12:34:07 PM »
I saw that on my weather app last night , so I closed my green house hopefully my small seedlings are ok. I will check on the rest of trees too.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2019, 02:27:25 PM »
We had 30f for 4 hours earlier in San Fdo Valley.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2019, 05:36:14 PM »
Tonight might be even colder, a freeze warning was issued for inland empire and inland San Diego valleys from 10 pm to 9 am, yikes.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2019, 07:13:54 PM »
I had frost on my plants this morning. Another night of frost may kill some of my smaller grafted Mangos that are just starting to push. My pineapple leaves already got frozen back.
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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2019, 07:17:11 PM »
Hit my lowest temp of the year here to in NorCal.
We hit about 29 in the valley. Got all my baby mangoes inside monday night.
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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2019, 07:29:58 PM »
Very cold in Central Valley too. Forgot to cover a few things with what looks like just a bit of cosmetic damage.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2019, 10:28:29 PM »
33 degrees in Nipomo, no damage visible yet....on the flipside, we had poor plum, apple, and apricots last year as we really had no frost nor good chilling hours. 

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2019, 10:52:28 PM »
Only 31 in my yard this morning. Just bits of frost. No damage seen. January 4 was colder at 29.

Tonight is looking more dangerous though. I've put some blankets on baby avocados.

Love this winter so far. Good chill for the deciduous trees, no real damage on the subtropicals, plenty of rain.
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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2019, 11:26:46 PM »
Yup. Had a good layer of frost on the car. 32 at my place. Dodmt get a chance to see the mangoes. I saw seedling mamey with graft pushing that looks ok. I'm hoping that the collective goodness of the yard helped ward off some of the cold.

 Behl any damage? My climate is probably closest to yours?

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2019, 11:41:46 PM »
California revels in a rare wet winter, and more storms are in the forecast
By Javier Panzar and Rong-Gong Lin II
Feb 06, 2019 | 11:05 AM
| San Francisco
Mammoth snow

Workers shovel giant snow drifts off the roof of the Mammoth Luxury Outlets in Mammoth Lakes after a blizzard dropped as much as 10 feet of snow in the biggest storm system so far this season Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Mammoth Mountain was closed Tuesday because of the blizzard but reopened Wednesday. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Snowcapped mountains are pretty typical in California — just not the peaks that got a dusting this week.

A series of storms has brought a rare wet winter to the state, sending snow levels plunging and creating some surreal scenes Californians won’t soon forget: a blanket of white covering vineyards in Napa Valley. Plows clearing California 17 between Santa Cruz and San Jose. Peaks in the San Francisco Bay Area with an alpine feel. Even San Francisco’s Twin Peaks got some snow.

The conditions highlight a season of storms that have left their mark from the Sierra Nevada range, where one-third of California’s water supply originates, to Los Angeles, which has endured six dry winters out of its last seven. It’s a welcome turn of events for a state still recovering from severe drought.

By Tuesday, it was almost becoming too much of a good thing.

In the Sierra, as much as 10 feet of snow kept several ski resort closed Tuesday. In Southern California, officials warned of snow levels dropping Wednesday to elevations as low as 2,000 feet above sea level, which could shut down sections of Interstates 5 and 15 as well as other mountain passes.

Big Bear and Wrightwood were poised to see as much as 3 to 4 inches of snowfall through Tuesday night, and up to 8 inches could fall at Mt. Laguna in San Diego County.

This latest series of storms comes around the midpoint of California’s wet season.

“This is shaping up to be a wet year,” said Chris Orrock, spokesman for the California Department of Water Resources, citing atmospheric-river events that gave the state a good three weeks of rain in January before a round of cold storms arrived at the start of February.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2019, 12:43:17 AM »
37 here last night.  No frost anywhere to be seen.  This is perfect weather to make peaches and other stone fruit POP. 

And all the rain is going to clean out the soil and make an epic avocado year. 

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2019, 02:24:10 AM »
Currently 36f at 11:23pm.

I suspect will dip 28-30f at 6am

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2019, 10:06:22 AM »
My place dogged a bullet tonight and was warmer than yesterday, low was 36.1 F in the SW corner.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2019, 10:24:26 AM »
We hit 30 here around 6am. lots of ice on stuff this morning but not quite as bad as last night.
Another 32 degree night expected tonight. that makes 3 nights in a row but it looks like our 32 and below temps are very short. (2 hours or so) I've yet to see any damage to my passion fruit but I did bring my mangos in side.
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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2019, 11:19:49 AM »
Down to 33F this morning and will be slowly warming until more rain Friday night !
Frost on ground but was short duration no problems on plants yet!!

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2019, 12:04:35 PM »
28 for 3 hours

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #21 on: February 07, 2019, 01:06:00 PM »
Low of 35 today. Better than yesterday. Hope we are done with freezing temps.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #22 on: February 07, 2019, 08:46:23 PM »
Low of 28 for me too. Plenty of frost. Some leaf damage on bananas and new flush of avocados.
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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #23 on: February 07, 2019, 10:32:25 PM »
last night when I got home from school i covered my mango tree structure with green house fabric and ran a green halogen light in there and it stayed  warm enough to ptevent freeze. my banannas look absolutely destroyed though

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2019, 11:08:05 PM »
My Valencia Pride, Glenn, and Keo Savoy mango are all uncovered. They are happy as a clam. My nam wah banana looks miserable. However, my saba, ice cream, and hua moa banana are doing well. I am in your neck of the wood.

last night when I got home from school i covered my mango tree structure with green house fabric and ran a green halogen light in there and it stayed  warm enough to ptevent freeze. my banannas look absolutely destroyed though

 

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