Mild Wednesday before Thanksgiving Day transitions to chilly Black Friday


After a string of 50-degree days, the end to sunshine and unseasonable warmth may end Friday.

But before that happens, the region could set flirt with setting a new record high Wednesday and enjoy a relatively mild Thanksgiving Day.

“Thursday will be the transition day so it might start out nice and kind of comfortable but quickly change throughout the day,” said Dean Packingham, senior meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Duluth.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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