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A warm weekend with temperatures near 80 degrees brought out the shorts and flip flops, but a cold front is moving in, bringing in frost and snow that could damage the plants and flowers that have taken root. A warm weekend with temperatures near 80 degrees brought out the shorts and flip flops, but a cold front is moving in, bringing in frost and snow that could damage the plants and flowers that have taken root.

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A warm weekend with temperatures near 80 degrees brought out the shorts and flip flops, but a cold front is moving in, bringing in frost and snow that could damage the plants and flowers that have taken root. More>>

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