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Published January 03, 2014, 10:57 AM

Minnesota K-12 public schools cancelled Monday due to predicted dangerous temperatures

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Due to predicted dangerously cold temperatures, Governor Dayton has announced that all Minnesota K-12 public schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6th.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Due to predicted dangerously cold temperatures, Governor Dayton has announced that all Minnesota K-12 public schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6th.

The National Weather Service predicts that most of Minnesota will experience the coldest temperatures in a decade on Monday, with lows near -30 degrees and wind chills as low as -50 degrees.

“The safety of Minnesota’s schoolchildren must be our first priority,” said Governor Dayton. “I have made this decision to protect all our children from the dangerously cold temperatures now forecasted for next Monday. I encourage Minnesotans of all ages to exercise caution in these extreme weather conditions.”

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