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Here's how cold it will be during trick-or-treating hours in Minnesota

Temps falling into the upper 20s in most places by 8 p.m.
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No tricks here, just another weather blog explaining how Mother Nature will treat you and your kids as you're out and about on Halloween in Minnesota. 

It's going to be cold. Nobody is used to 30-degree weather in Minnesota at this time of year, so dress in layers and make sure the kiddos have some gloves. Here's a region-by-region look at how chilly it'll be wherever you are in Minnesota. 

Twin Cities, St. Cloud (surrounding areas)

"This evening looks dry but a bit chilly with temperatures falling from the mid 30s to the 20s by 8 PM," says the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities. 

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Duluth, Northland

"Temperatures will be on the chilly side, so be sure to dress appropriately for the cold wind chills, which will be in the lower to middle 20s around Trick-or-Treat time," says the NWS in Duluth. 

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Southeast Minnesota

"It will cold for the kids trick or treating late this afternoon and evening. Temperatures will be in the lower and mid-30s by 5 PM and then fall into the 20s by 9 PM. Make sure they are dressed for the weather with a warm jacket, hat, and gloves," says the NWS in La Crosse. 

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Southwest Minnesota

"A dry and slightly warmer Halloween is ahead with temperatures rising into the upper 30s and 40s. Temperatures will drop quickly by sunset however with chilly conditions for evening festivities," says the NWS in Sioux Falls.

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Northwest Minnesota

"For evening trick or treat time, expect mostly cloudy skies, winds 5 to 15 mph, and temperatures in the upper 20s to middle 30s. Flurries or light snow will move in overnight," says the NWS in Grand Forks.

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