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Wind Chill Warning 012714

THE NORTHLAND WILL CONTINUE TO SEE WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS WIND
CHILLS DUE TO THE VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS. WIND CHILL VALUES OF 35 TO 45 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

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Joshua Lott, Getty Images
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Where Was the Coldest Spot This Morning? Wind Chill Readings for Northern Minnesota on January 27, 2014

The weather is a regular water cooler topic for Minnesotans - and it should be, considering the extreme conditions we can brag about surviving every year. To support your latest round of weather water cooler discussion, here are the official coldest temperature and wind chill readings from the National Weather Service for today (so far).

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(Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
(Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Can It Snow When It’s Really Cold? The Science Behind The Myth That Cold And Snow Never Go Hand In Hand

Live in the northland for any length of time and you'll hear the adage:  It can't snow when it gets cold - or - it's too cold to snow - or - something along those lines.  And it's true, there appears to be a correlation between the temperature and the chances of significant snowfall.  But what about the science behind the claim?  Is there factual evidence that can back the claim up?

Yes and no.

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(Photo Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images).
(Photo Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images).
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The Weather Channel Dropped From DirecTV Effective Today

The biggest satellite provider in America, DirecTV has dropped the Weather Channel from it's lineup effective today.While Weather Channel executives say it's a must have for all families, DirecTV's response is that weather information is readily available everywhere, and it's customers should not have to pay a premium for it.

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Icy Roads Make For A Slippery Sunday January 12, 2014 In Duluth [VIDEO]

Folks around the Twin Ports woke up to an icy surprise on Sunday morning, as freezing rain made for miserable driving conditions that even led to the DTA suspending bus service for a time.

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(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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Several Reports of Shower Glass Breakage in the Northland, Why Does This Happen?

Over the last week, I've had three reports of shower glass breakage in the Twin Ports and surrounding area. Luckily in all three cases, nobody was injured, but could have been seriously hurt.  So how does this happen in the first place, what's the cause?

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(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
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Snow Removal Schedule For Duluth Starts January 9, The City Needs Your Help

Cold Temps, shopping, and the holidays. Sounds like your answer to someone asking why you haven't cleared your driveway. Duluth announced the snow removal schedule coming.

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Wind Chill Warning: January 5-7, 2014

...DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY...

 

.A BITTERLY COLD ARCTIC AIR MASS WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD ACROSS

THE NORTHLAND EARLY THIS WEEK. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES AND

LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS OF THIS WINTER SEASON WILL OCCUR IN

MOST LOCATIONS. BE

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Orders All Public K-12 Schools Closed Monday, January 6, 2014

With extremely cold (yes, even colder than we've seen) temperatures forecasted for Sunday and Monday, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all public K-12 schools closed Monday, January 4, 2014.

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Nick Cooper, TSM Duluth | NASA/Getty Images
Nick Cooper, TSM Duluth | NASA/Getty Images
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It’s Been Out of This World Cold in Northern Minnesota Lately – Colder Than the Surface of Mars

Temperatures around the Duluth - Superior area this morning were between -15 and -30 Fahrenheit before wind chill was factored in. In America's icebox, places like Embarass and International Falls saw temperatures below -40 before factoring any wind chill. These temperatures have been colder than places in the Arctic Circle lately, but it turns out there is another shocking fact about this frigid cold.

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Two Trucks Go Through Ice On Lake Nebagamon [GALLERY)

A couple guys in Lake Nebagamon have a problem, in fact they have two problems. How to get their pickups fished out of Lake Nebagamon?

Towards the end of last week, they decided to do some ice fishing. Should be no problem for it's not uncommon this time of year to see an ice house or two, as well as several snowmobiles on the lake.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Record-Breaking Cold For Duluth In December? How Do December 2013′s Cold Temperatures Compare To Other Years In Recorded Weather History?

December around the Twin Ports is the first month of the winter season we're practically guaranteed to see measurable snow and temperatures below the freezing mark for days on end. We've seen plenty of both, but the long string of unseasonably cold temperatures so early in December has people wondering if we've made the record books.

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