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Citrus farmers continue to battle against cold snap

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Icicles created by drip irrigation are illuminated by a cars headlights as they hang from an orange tree January 17, 2007 in Orange Cove, California. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency as an estimated 70% of California's citrus crops have been damaged by a severe cold snap that is bringing below freezing tempuratures to California's central valley. The cold is expected to continue through January 21. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The low temperatures continue to threaten citrus crops all around California. 

Citrus farmers have been battling against the cold snap to keep their crops from freezing.  Temperatures in Fresno reached as low as 28 degrees on early Thursday and Friday. 

Take Two visits Bob Knight, a fourth generation citrus grower in Redlands, who has been up since one this morning protecting his crops. 
 

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