Warm air bubble pushes Minnesota to record high temperatures
MINNEAPOLIS — Forget the snow blower. Break out the beachwear in Minnesota.
A warm air bubble stretching from Texas to Canada is pushing Minnesota into record highs for early March.
The National Weather Service says Minneapolis and St. Cloud both set daily temperature records Tuesday. Minneapolis hit 70 degrees at 1:30 p.m., breaking the old record of 69 set in 2000. St. Cloud rose to 66. That breaks St. Cloud's record of 62, also set in 2000.