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World Storms vs March Gardens

By: Skyepony, 8:05 PM GMT on February 25, 2010


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When to plant what & how in Florida. (scroll down about 2/3rds)

In Central FL as the seasons change to hot, March is the last month to plant many of our cool season & spring staples. These include..Beets, carrots, collards, corn, cucumbers, Eggplant, Kohlrabi, lettuce, mustard, onions, english peas, peppers, pumpkins, radish, winter squash, tomatoes, turnips & watermelon. Also plant any type of beans, cantaloupes & okra.

From the moon calender of the Farmer's Almanac

March 2010

30th-31st. Favorable Days For Planting Root, Fine For Sowing Hay, Fodder Crops, And Grains. Plant Flowers.

April 2010
1st-3rd. Good Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Radishes, Turnips, Peanuts, And Other Root Crops. Also Good For Cabbage, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Kale, Celery, And Other Leafy Vegetables. Start Seedbeds. 4th-5th. Barren Days. Do No Planting. 6th-8th. Favorable Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Turnips, Radishes, Onions, And Other Root Crops. 9th-10th. Excellent Time To Kill Weeds, Briars, Poison Ivy, And Other Plant Pests. 11th-13th. Favorable Days For Planting Root Crops, Extra Good For Vine Crops. Set Strawberry Plants. 14th-15th. Poor Planting Days. Break Ground Or Cultivate. 16th-17th. Favorable For Planting Beans, Corn, Cotton, Tomatoes, Peppers, And Other Above Ground Crops.
Local Weather~

dry to the weekend, cooler nights, tues the coolest then warming to a high of 80 on Fri.

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Local Hazards
Wind & Sea....Rip Current....Flood.......Lightning.....Severe Hail...Severe Winds....Tornados........Frost............Fire

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Credit~NWS More East Central FL Graphical Hazard maps & these full size are available there.
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Satellite views from around the world, pick your view GOES EAST WEST 10 & 13, MET-IOCD, MET-PRIME, MTSAT, FY2C or KALPANA, ..(this links to a nice shot of Europe you can choose from there).

Models/ what not~
Local Meso Model (well it covers most the state)~ lots of informative blue bars, each a different model, above it to click on too. Forecasts weather for the nexr 24 hrs.
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Comparing different models shear, steering & percipitation loops.
Current weather extremes

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