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Airport Employees Work Through Bitter Cold

Updated: 01/06/2014 9:57 PM
Created: 01/06/2014 9:36 PM KSTP.com
By: Leslie Dyste

Many Minnesotans had to work outside Monday as the Arctic blast arrived.

A KSTP crew spent time with ramp workers on the Delta runway at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. They were out in the cold for 1 to 1.5 hours at a time.

They said the airline provided hand and foot warmers and encouraged them to take breaks and warm up inside if they needed to.

Ramp workers told KSTP they cope with the cold by layering up and watching out for one another.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Clear
51°
63° | 40°
  • Feels like: 51° F
  • Wind: WNW 6mph
  • Humidity: 38%
  • Sun Plenty of sun
    65° | 50°
  • Mon Showers possible in the afternoon
    65° | 45°
  • Tue More clouds than sun
    53° | 36°
  • Wed Partly cloudy
    53° | 35°

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