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How low can we go? For some, it's record-breaking low temps

Mason City and Albert Lea broke records with their sub-zero temps.

Posted: Jan 30, 2019 12:17 PM
Updated: Jan 30, 2019 3:47 PM

The cold blast that has struck the area is officially a record breaker in some locations.
Mason City and Albert Lea broke records with their sub-zero temps Wednesday. Mason City reached -28, breaking the record of -26 that was established in 1951.
Albert Lea reached -29, which tied the record that was set in 1966.
Rochester reached -29, which is still 11 degrees off from the record set in 1951.
Austin bottomed out at -26, and Charles City areached -27.

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Mason City
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Albert Lea
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Austin
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Charles City
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