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Some Notes on Cold Temperatures

Some Notes on Cold Temperatures: Coldest air of the winter season settled over the state this week.  International Falls and Hibbing both set new record cold maximums on February 14th with a daytime readings of only -5F and 2F, respectively.  Gunflint Lake set a new record low temperature on February 15th with a reading of -34F, while on that same date 11 other Minnesota communities set new records for the coldest maximum temperature value including a reading of 2F at both Brainerd and Theilman.  On February 18th, Duluth tied the record for coldest maximum temperature with a reading of -5F and Cotton reported a new record cold daytime maximum temperature of -13F.  Also on the 18th Kabetogama set a new record low temperature with a reading of -26F.  Thursday, February 19th brought even more record cold: Cotton set a new record low with a reading of -42F, the coldest in the nation, and the coldest reading in Minnesota for this winter; Seagull Lake set a new record low with -38F; Brimso…

Freezing rain, snow, and cold for mid-February

Freezing rain, snow, and cold for mid-February: