Cuddling manatees stay warm in Three Sisters Springs

- The Tampa Bay area experienced its coldest weekend of the winter season.

By Sunday morning, many were trying to keep warm, including manatees. Incredible video shared by Discover Crystal River Florida on Facebook showed a group of manatees gathered together at Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River. The air temperature at dawn was reportedly 30 degrees with the water temperature at a constant and comfortable 73 degrees.

FOX 13’s meteorologist Tyler Eliasen reports the coldest night of the season was Saturday night, with temperatures dipping into the low 30s for parts of the area.

By Monday morning, Citrus, Hernando and Pasco county experienced freeze warnings. 

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