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Plugging in block heaters can help vehicles start during extreme cold weather. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

Even hardy Minnesotans need to brace for this January cold snap


WILLMAR — Any self-respecting Minnesotan knows not to whine about cold in January, but even by tough Nordic standards, it is going to be frigid as an Alberta Clipper delivers an Arctic blast of brutally cold temperatures over the next few days.

Howling winds gusting to 45 mph this afternoon will bring the first wave of cold air that is forecast produce a daytime high Monday of only 7 degrees below zero.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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