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NWS: Coldest stretch of weather since early 1970s

December 16, 2013
Associated Press

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Forecasters say it hasn't been this cold for this long in north central Minnesota since Richard Nixon was in the White House and gas was 36 cents a gallon.

The National Weather Service in Duluth looked at the coldest 6-day stretches and found it was 1972 when it last has been this cold in Crow Wing County. The stretch from Dec. 6 to 11 averaged about 6 degrees above zero.

The Brainerd Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1hWX2H6 ) reports the coldest December stretch on record was 1927 with an average temperature of 7½ degrees below zero.

International Falls set a record on Sunday morning with a low temperature of 32 degrees below zero. The weather service says that's 1 degree lower than the city's previous record for Dec. 15 set in 1975.

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Information from: The Daily Dispatch, http://www.brainerddispatch.com

 
 

 

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