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US temperatures set to plummet to record lows

Parts of America and Canada are experiencing near record-breaking low temperatures from a severe winter storm that has claimed at least 16 lives.

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Temperatures in Midwest expected to drop to -31 C

The National Weather Service is forecasting extremely low temperatures in many parts of the US overnight:

  • -34 C in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • -24 C in Chicago, Illinois and Indianapolis, Indiana
  • -31 C in Fargo, North Dakota

The lowest temperature reported in the lower 48 states on Sunday was -40 C in the towns of Babbitt and Embarrass in Minnesota.

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