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Season's first snowfalls in Duluth, Hibbing

The last day of summer brought winter weather in northern Minnesota. A tenth of an inch of snow fell in Duluth Friday night, the earliest measurable snowfall in 17 years. Hibbing received about 1/4 to 1/2 inch as well.
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The last day of summer brought winter weather in northern Minnesota.

The National Weather Service recorded a tenth of an inch of snow at the Duluth airport Friday night.

The Duluth News Tribune says this is the earliest measurable snowfall in 17 years. The earliest measurable snow in Duluth was in 1991, when 2.4 inches fell on Sept. 18. The average date for the first measurable snow in Duluth is Oct. 24.

According to Twitter reports, Hibbing received about 1/4 to a 1/2 inch of snow Friday night as well.

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