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January 15, 2013
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Bitter cold grips Nevada; damages fruit harvest in Calif.

Weather forecasters warned Northern Nevadans to brace for more bitter cold as the temperature dropped to a record minus 24 in Ely early Monday and is expected to continue most of the week.

In Carson City, the temperature fell to minus 1 early Monday. Else where in the region, temperatures hit minus 2 in Minden, minus 11 in South Lake Tahoe, minus 7 in Fallon and -21 in Winnemucca. Ely's record set early Monday blew away the old mark of minus 17 set in 2007.

In California, the cold spell took its tool on crops.

Citrus growers reported damage to …

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