So Cold in Florida: 20 Years Since Turtles Were Cold Stunned Like Today

Sun January 10 2010 8:53 am
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NASA scientists, teamed up with conservationists, have come to the rescue of hundreds of turtles from unusually cold water temperatures off Cape Canaveral, Florida.

JAN 09 2009 — Florida turtles are temporarily being placed at inland locations with warmer temperatures. They are being rescued by NASA scientists and area conservationists.


Record lows in Florida …
32°F at 7:22 a.m. on January 10, 2010 at Cocoa Beach (Previous record in 2001 … 37°F)
28.9 at 5:53 a.m. on January 10, 2010 at Orlando WTV Channel 9 (Previous record in 2001 … 34°F)
21.9°F at 6:53 a.m. on Janurary 10 at Pensacola (Previous record in 1962 … 16°F)