Los Angeles Business Journal

Winter Freeze Keeps Growers Up at Night

Monday, January 14, 2013

Citrus farmers across California have been up all night since Thursday, when arctic winds began pushing down a cold front that threatens $1 billion in oranges, lemons, tangerines and grapefruit still on trees in the nation's largest producer of fresh citrus, the Los Angeles Times reports. ABC7 reports that bone-chilling cold and howling winds are expected to whip through parts of the Southland today.