Cold front sets new record lows around the state

In International Falls -- also known as the nation's icebox -- woke up to a low of 19 degrees this morning, its coldest temperature on record so early. In the Twin Cities -- temperatures dropped to a record-tying 36 degrees.
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In International Falls -- also known as the nation's icebox -- woke up to a low of 19 degrees this morning, its coldest temperature on record so early. In the Twin Cities -- temperatures dropped to a record-tying 36 degrees.

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A forecast by the National Weather Service calls for highs of 81 degrees on Saturday and 77 on Sunday, which would be lowest in high temperature in more than a month. Overnight lows could dip into the 50s in the Twin Cities. Severe weather is possible in parts of the state Saturday.

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Wait, wasn't it just 95 degrees? It got chilly in a hurry, and now temperatures could dip into the low to mid-30s across the Iron Range, parts of the Arrowhead and much of northwestern Wisconsin, the National Weather Service says. Expect Twin Cities highs in the just the mid-60s early next week.

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Friday's temperature of 93 degrees measured at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport broke the record high of 91 degrees, set on this date in 1911. Friday also marked the hottest day in the Twin Cities since Sept. 12 of last year, and it looks like another hot day is in store for Minnesotans on Saturday.

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