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Plunging temperatures breaking records

  • Associated Press
  • January 3, 2014 - 7:40 AM

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The deep freeze in Wisconsin is breaking records, even before the coldest air of the season arrives next week.

A record low temperature was set in Green Bay Friday morning, where the mercury dipped to minus 18. The National Weather Service says that tops the 17 below mark last recorded in 1979.

Antigo also set a record Friday at minus 25. That's without the wind chill factor. A previous record of 22 below was also set in 1979. The weather service has posted a wind chill warning from 6 p.m. Sunday to noon on Tuesday as even colder air arrives.

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