Cold snap hits the lakes area
Below-zero temperatures and far below-zero wind chills met the lakes area Saturday, Jan. 19, with the Pine River dam temperature hitting 21 degrees below zero and the Brainerd Airport measuring 22 below zero Tuesday, Jan. 22. The wind chill reached 35 degrees below zero Monday morning, Jan. 21, at the Pine River Regional Airport.
Kevin Kraujalis, meteorologist at the National Weather Service (NWS) in Duluth, said this is the coldest weather the area has seen in four years.
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