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Twin Cities saw fourth warmest winter; St. Cloud tied record

The average temperature in the metro was 26.3 degrees, according to data from the National Weather Service. The St. Cloud airport recorded 23.4 degrees.
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The average temperature in the metro was 26.3 degrees, according to data from the National Weather Service. The St. Cloud airport recorded 23.4 degrees.

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