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Temperature could reach record Thanksgiving Day

Happy Thanksgiving! We'll see lots of sunshine and warm temperatures this holiday. WCCO thinks we might even break the record.
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WCCO is reporting the Twin Cities could see 59 degrees, or higher:

The Weather Service office in Chanhassen says a low-pressure front will push southeast on Thursday, leaving us with sunshine and near-record temperatures. That'll start to change Friday as the cold comes creeping back.

How unusual is the weather this holiday weekend? Pretty rare. The Weather Service takes a look at Thanksgiving Day climatology dating to 1891.

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