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You knew it was coming: Real winter weather is blowing into Minnesota

Toughen up, bucko. Some genuine winter weather is pointed straight at Minnesota. The wind will pick up on Wednesday and by nightfall wind chill readings of 20 to 40 below will likely be common across the state.
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Toughen up, bucko. Some genuine winter weather is pointed straight at Minnesota. The wind will pick up on Wednesday and by nightfall wind chill readings of 20 to 40 below will likely be common across the state.

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