May 15, 2013 at 6:35 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A wet and chilly spring has given way to record high temperatures for mid-May in central and southern Minnesota.
The temperature soared to 102 degrees Tuesday in St. James. Albert Lea and Fairmont both hit 100 while Mankato reached 99. The National Weather Service says the Twin Cities reached a record high of 98. St. Cloud also broke a record. The high temperature was 95, breaking the old record of 93 degrees set in 1932. The normal high is 69.
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies across Minnesota, with highs ranging from 70 to 80.
Temp: 10°F (-12°C)
Wind: 16 SE