Records broken in Minnesota

Update from Irish Weather Online:

16 Sep 11 – A cold front swept south from Canada resulting in widespread frost and record low temperatures for the time of year in the Upper Midwest and northern Great Lakes regions.

Duluth recorded a trace of snow on Wednesday, tying a daily record for early winter snowfall set in September 1984,” says this article on Irish Weather Online.

And with a temperature of just 19F (-7.2C) on Wednesday, International Falls, Minnesota, endured the coldest temperature on record for the time of year and the first time that a local reading in the teens has been recorded during the month of September.

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Author: Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

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