Weather Forecast

Amy Chaffins | Echo Press At 1:50 p.m. on Friday, December 27, it was 38 degrees and dozens of people zipped around the Noonan Park skating rink enjoying the early winter warm up. Just 48 hours later, on Sunday, December 29, it was 9 below zero with a wind chill of 27 below at Noonan Park. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)

Out and About: Temperature turn-around hits home over weekend

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Weather whiplash crashed into the lakes area last weekend.

Friday brought a daytime high of 38 degrees.

Just 48 hours later, the temperature plunged to 9 below zero.


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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