Area Weather: Cold temps arrive in our area
In 1985, record low highs were set in north and east central Minnesota with temperatures ranging from the single digits below zero to the singles digits above zero. Alexandria was the cold spot with a high of 4 degrees below zero. Other low high temperatures included Redwood Falls with 3-below, Long Prairie with zero, and Litchfield and Little Falls both reported temperature highs of 5 degrees above zero.
It has been reported that a dust devil can pick-up more than sand. According to officials at the Desert Research Institute, dust devils may also suck up flames from a nearby forest fire. It can create "a spectacular image of a rotating fire rope!"
AT A GLANCE:
Moorhead...Low 10...High 22
Duluth...Low 12... High 24
Morris...Low 11... High 25
Twin Cities...Low 16...High 31
Rochester...Low 14 High 32
Partly cloudy. High 25 Low 12 Winds: NW 10-15 mph Prec. None
Today's sunrise: 7:44 am Today's sunset: 4:37 p.m.
Normal High: 26 Normal Low: 10
High pressure will keep our weather quiet for today before another disturbance arrives by Sunday afternoon.
Sunday: Increasing cloudiness, 20% chance of light snow late. High 22 Low 13 Winds: NE 5-15 mph Prec. Trace-.05"
Monday: Mostly cloudy, chance of light snow. High 18 Low 5 Winds: NW 10-15 mph Prec. Trace-.10"
Tuesday: Mix of clouds and some sun, chance of light snow. High 20 Low 2 Winds: SE 5-15 mph Prec. Trace-.10"
Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High 18 Low 5 Winds: SW 10-15 mph Prec. None.