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Now what? Record cold followed by more snow

We might set the record cold high temp in Twin Cities history.

Minnesotans are waking up to frigid temperatures Wednesday morning, and unfortunately it's just the beginning of record-breaking cold weather. 

The high temperature Wednesday in Minneapolis will be about 28 degrees and then the bottom falls out with an overnight low of 7 degrees, which would shatter the all-time record low of 12 degrees set in 1979. 

That sets the stage for a bitter cold Home Opener for the Twins as they take on the Seattle Mariners Thursday afternoon. The National Weather Service says it'll be unlikely to break past 30-35 degrees, resulting in highs in the upper 20s to mid-30s if we're lucky. 

The all-time record cold Home Opener is 34 degrees. There's also a chance for some light snow during the game. 

Friday is worse, with a high of just 21 degrees in the Twin Cities expected and wind gusts up to 25 mph making it downright miserable. 

April in Minnesota has never seen a daily high temperature of less than 20 degrees, so an all-time record cold high temp is certainly possible. 

The weekend won't be much warmer and then there's another chance for several inches of snow, especially across western Minnesota. 

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