For many around the nation, the dream of a white Christmas was very real.
That’s because a massive cold front has swept across the nation in recent days, dumping feet of snow in the midwest, bringing traffic to a snarling halt in the northeast, and even dropping a light dusting of snow as far south as Georgia.
And while there may not be any snow falling in the Sunshine State, forecasters are warning Florida residents that there could be iguanas raining down from the heavens…or their perch in a nearby tree.
Miami’s National Weather Service (NWS) issued an unofficial warning recently to look out for falling iguanas on Christmas Day thanks to a cold front.
“Iguanas are cold-blooded creatures, meaning they become stunned in cold conditions and sometimes appear dead,” Fox 13 reported Thursday.
When temperatures drop into the 40s, the green creatures become immobile and sometimes drop out of trees.
“Low temperatures in the 30s/40s and falling iguanas are possible. Keep up with forecast changes and stay warm!” the NWS wrote Monday […]
Officials are cautioning residents not to handle the lizards, and not to be alarmed if the iguanas appear to be dead; they will eventually warm back up and stumble toward home.
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