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A dose of cold air will zip into Minnesota Friday afternoon send temperatures into the range of 25-35 degrees through most of the state overnight into Saturday morning. 

A freeze warning has been issued for almost all of Minnesota overnight from 3 a.m. through 9 a.m. Far southern counties, including the cities of Marshall and Mankato, are excluded from the freeze warning. Rochester is included in it. 

It's a good idea to cover or bring inside any plants or vegetation. If you don't, they might die. 

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Areas in north-central and northeast Minnesota might get cold enough to break some cold temperature records for Sep. 29, according to the NWS in Duluth. 

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In extreme northwest Minnesota, the NWS is calling for an overnight low of 23 degrees in Roseau and just 24 degrees in Thief River Falls. 

The weekend won't provide much of a warmup with temps both days in the mid-40s to mid-50s. It should crack 50 degrees each day in the Twin Cities, but outlying areas might struggle to break 50. 

Temps should climb back into the 60s by Tuesday. 

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