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Twin Cities weather in the record books

It's not just the last month that's been unusually warm. The last half of 2011 was the second warmest in the Twin Cities since records started.
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It's not just the last month that's been unusually warm. The last half of 2011 was the second warmest in the Twin Cities since records started.

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