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Unusually warm temps for January jumped into the 50s on Thursday afternoon as MnDOT crews clear the sidewalks in the background. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

No winter wonderland here

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So just how warm was it Thursday?

Well, that depends on who you rely on to get your weather information.

According to, the thermometer topped out at 52 degrees, shattering the 1984 record of 44, at 2:01 p.m., and tied the all-time record high in Bemidji for any day in January. The record was set in 1973.


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