Bundle Up! Minnesotans Deal With Extreme Cold Wave
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hardy Minnesotans are bundling up to deal with a January cold snap.
Arctic air settled over the state Wednesday. The National Weather Service reports the Grand Marais airport recorded a wind chill reading of 54 degrees below zero.
Some large school districts such as Minneapolis and Anoka-Hennepin are closed Wednesday because of the extreme cold, but public schools in St. Paul remain open.
In downtown Minneapolis, where the morning wind chill was 30 below, people bundled up against the frigid air.
Tom Goeman of Hopkins wore a hooded parka as he waited for a light-rail train. He says it's cold, "so we just deal with it."
Wind chill advisories are out through Wednesday night for southern and eastern Minnesota.