Last week the temperatures were up to 80*F (27*C) for several days.
We had a very mild winter and the warmest March on record.
Everything is blooming 4-6 weeks ahead of normal.
Last night the temperature plunged to the low to mid 20's (-4 to -7*C).
New York is a big producer of apples, cherries and grapes.
Fruit farmers could see a 90% crop failure this year!
Heavy weather is not just big storms.
A clear calm FREEZE at the wrong time can be just as devastating.
This photo shows frost damage to the flowering quince in my backyard.
I doubt that I will see any fruit on this bush this year.
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