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Big chill coming to east-central Mexico

Markets will be active next week as many commodities will be affected by a huge cold front hitting Mexico.wear

Starting Tuesday of next week the majority of central and eastern Mexico will see at least five nights of extremely cool temps -- roughly 20 degrees below normal -- that will affect production. The region of La Laguna in Coahuila, San Luis Potosi, Guanajuato, Queretaro all will see minimum temps into the mid-30s. The berry and avocado regions of Michoacán will see minimums into the mid-40s.

In Georgia, the locations of Moultrie and Quitman are still expecting severe cold next week as well. Expect next Tuesday and Wednesday to have minimum temps in the mid-30s, and Thursday to Saturday will be in the mid-40s. This is expected to bring an end to their season on all fall crops.

For specific locations and commodities that will be affected please reference the Weathermelon app, which offers consolidated lists of global growing regions for each commodity; a 10-day detail forecast for each region; current radar maps (U.S. only); estimated harvest start/end dates for each commodity; monthly average high/low temps for each region; and custom daily alerts for temperature, precipitation and severe weather based on 10-day forecasts.

(David Robidoux is a co-founder Weathermelon)