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Published January 20 2013

Wind chill warning out for northern Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn. — The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for northern Minnesota.

Forecasters say wind chills may drop to as low as 50 degrees below zero across the region. The Duluth News Tribune reports the warning starts at midnight Sunday and runs through noon Monday.

Then, a less-severe wind chill advisory goes into effect, as wind chills on Monday could get as low as 30 below zero.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Duluth's Spirit Mountain is closing early due to the extreme cold.

The ski and adventure park are closing at 6 p.m. Sunday, and at 5 p.m. on Monday.