That's the chilliest temperature level videotaped in the 48 adjoining united state states Monday early morning. Several areas in north Minnesota dipped to 30 levels listed below no. 2 various other north 2 various other areas struck adverse 40 very early Monday.

Cotton: minus 43

Tower: minus 41

Kabetogema: minus 41

The Double Cities dipped to unfavorable 16 Sunday early morning, and also adverse 10 Monday early morning. That makes 5 evenings at or listed below no thus far this winter. The yearly standard is 23.

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Wind cool temperature level Monday mid-day.
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40 listed below benefits the trees

I have actually composed prior to regarding why temperature levels of adverse 20 to unfavorable 40 benefit the woodlands in Minnesota. Insect death for intrusive types like the ache bark beetle is extremely high (over 90 percent) at minus 40 as well as chillier.

As well as temperature levels of minus 20 can eliminate around 70 percent of Emerald Ash Borer larvae.


Table 1. Chilliest temperature levels taped in biggest as well as tiniest size logs utilized in larval COLD STRENGTHS OF EMERALD GREEN ASH BORER, AGRILUS PLANIPENNIS: A BRAND-NEW Point Of View Robert C. Venette1 & & Mark Abrahamson2
Huttner, Paul

So our fabulous Minnesota cold is really an advantage to maintaining our lovely woodlands healthy and balanced.


Emerald Ash Borer.
Photo: David Cappaert, Michigan State College

Anticipate subzero evenings all week long throughout Minnesota. The chilliest early morning will likely be Saturday early morning.

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Projection minimum temperatures Saturday
NOAA

Similar to last weekend break, the projection temperature levels on the map over for Saturday are most likely as well conventional. Temperature levels might strike -35 to -40 once more by Saturday throughout north Minnesota.

The trees wish so.


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