Hey everyone. I hope everyone is enjoying this little shot of nice weather and, man, let’s hope it lasts a little while. We need some kind of good trend with no wind, no rain, and maybe, just maybe, our water will get cleared up some.
Mosquitoes are expected to be bad this season, and county officials are urging residents to take precautions.
"I think it's gonna' be a monster," said Levy County Director of Parks and Recreation and Mosquito Control Matt Weldon about the swarms of biting insects he predicts will be an issue during coming months.
Florida, with about 80 known species inhabiting the state, is no stranger to the mosquito, but recent rains and rising temperatures guarantee the problematic pests will be out in droves.
Cedar Key students need help.
The junior class was unable to raise enough funds for its prom, and students are asking the community for help. If you're interested, donations can be dropped at the Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce or at Cedar Key School ( marked "Junior Prom"). Sue Colson has also volunteered to come to businesses to pick up dontations.
The deadline is Wednesday, April 23.