Monday's temps were record-breaking
It was downright spring-like in Brainerd on Monday afternoon, with the thermometer topping out at a record-breaking 46 degrees.
The previous daily record for Dec. 16 was 44 degrees, set in 1999. The normal maximum temperature for this time of year in Brainerd is 21 degrees, according to records kept by the National Weather Service in Duluth.
The unseasonably high temperature across the state set some new daily records in Duluth, the Twin Cities and St. Cloud, too.
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