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Dangerous Cold Has Ticket For Super Bowl Sunday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –- We knew Super Bowl Sunday was going to feature record-setting cold, but temperatures are even colder than expected.

WCCO Meteorologist Matt Brickman says most of Minnesota is in a wind chill advisory for the first third of the day, with temperatures only reaching about 6 degrees.

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Downtown Minneapolis will endure wind chills between minus-10 and minus-20 degrees for most of the days.

Skies will be clear and sunny throughout, for whatever relief that may provide.

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This is officially the coldest Super Bowl on record, with the kickoff temperature expected to be just 4 degrees.

The previous record holder with Super Bowl 14 in 1980, when it was 13 degrees at kickoff in Pontiac, Michigan.

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