44 hours below zero
Just before the morning ended Saturday, the wind brought a massive change in temperature from a relatively balmy morning straight to the deep freeze.
Since then the lakes region spent 44 straight hours — through days and nights — without ever reaching zero let alone positive numbers.
After the sub-zero marathon, temperatures in Brainerd rose to zero and stayed there for several hours Tuesday, even after the sun went down. Even at zero, the wind chill was 14 below.
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