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Continued: Cold snap prompts more school closings Monday

  • Article by: KELLY SMITH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: January 26, 2014 - 7:26 AM

“Minnesotans are hardy folks,” Kaufman said. “But when … you’re looking at these kinds of temperatures, it’s dangerous for kids.”

The extreme cold may be wearing on even the most hardy Minnesotans, and Hultquist said there’s no sign of more normal winter temperatures in the next couple of weeks.

But even the bearers of bad news are looking for the bright side: Wednesday’s temperatures are expected in the teens.

“We aren’t going to break out the swimsuits,” Hultquist said. “But we’ll finally climb above zero.”


Staff writer Kim McGuire contributed to this report.

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