September 06, 2018 12:21 PM
The mercury fell in northern Minnesota, with cold air bringing in a record-breaking chill.
The National Weather Service says temperatures plunged below the freezing mark in several locations early Thursday.
It was 28 degrees (-2 Celsius) in International Falls, breaking the Sept. 6 record of 31 (-0.5 C). It was 29 degrees (-1.6 C) in Hibbing, exceeding the bone-chilling lowest low of 33 (0.5 C) for the same date.
New record low temperature at Hibbing this morning as well at 29 degrees...old record 31/1988.— ken barlow (@kbarlowkstp) September 6, 2018
Hardest hit was the St. Louis County community of Robinson, where it was 24 degrees (-4.5 C).
The weather service says temperatures across northern Minnesota will moderate through the weekend with highs in the mid-60s to near 70 and lows in the 40s and 50s.
The Associated Press
Created: September 06, 2018 12:21 PM
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