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Minnesota sees longest stretch of temperatures in the 80s since 1953

And business is good, at least if your business happens to be outdoor projects or recreation. Meanwhile, Paul Douglas says the temps are "consistent with climate change" and WDAY's John Wheeler says it's certainly a sign that winter is on its way.
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We're now seeing the longest stretch of temperatures in the 80s since 1953, according to WCCO. That also means business is booming for anyone involved in outdoor renovation or recreation.

Is it global warming? Well, the Star Tribune's Paul Douglas says, "you can't prove it scientifically, but there's probably a better than 50/50 chance that this incredible warm spell is (in fact) linked with anthropogenic climate change."

And John Wheeler with WDAY says its certainly a sign that winter is on its way.

Monday, the Weather Service says we'll see a chance for some much-needed rain as temperatures dip into the cool and comfortable 70s.

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