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Minnesota Shivers but Sets No Records

Updated: 01/06/2014 9:13 PM
Created: 01/06/2014 4:40 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

As cold as it's been in Minnesota, no records have fallen.
    
The Minneapolis record that forecasters had considered the most threatened was for the coldest high temperature for this date, which was 14 degrees below zero in 1909.
    
But Shawn DeVinny, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen, says the temperature warmed up to 12 below zero as of 3 p.m. He says the Twin Cities didn't break the record low either.
    
The record low for Jan. 6 in Minneapolis was 27 below in 1887 and 1912. But the mercury bottomed out around 23 below as of 6 a.m. at the airport.

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Scattered Clouds
58°
65° | 40°
  • Feels like: 58° F
  • Wind: WNW 18mph
  • Humidity: 35%
  • Sun Plenty of sun
    65° | 50°
  • Mon Showers possible in the afternoon
    65° | 45°
  • Tue More clouds than sun
    53° | 36°
  • Wed More sun than clouds
    50° | 35°

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