Upstate New York growers are watching fruit trees anxiously as a strong cold front sweeps through the region, bringing frost that could damage buds. WAMC's Tristan O’Neill reports…
Many fruit trees have started to bud as much as four weeks ahead of schedule because of the unusual warmth in recent weeks.
Wayne County orchard owner Stephanie Craft tells the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle that she and her husband Gary won't be able to sleep Monday night. The temperature is expected to drop to about 23 degrees.
Listen to Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional forecast. Updated every weekday morning. Paul Caiano is a meteorologist at WNYT Newschannel 13. He graduated from SUNY Albany in May of 1993 with a B.S. in the field of Atmospheric Science/Meteorology.