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Rains push Twin Cities toward watery record

Minnesota, USA
Wednesday the Twin Cities BROKE A CENTURY-OLD RECORD FOR THE WETTEST AUGUST, SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER. After a near summer-long drought, now Mother Nature won't turn off the spigot. If history repeats itself, the record rain this fall might be a harbinger of lighter-than-normal snowfall this winter. After the wet fall of 1900, the winter of 1900-01 produced only 41.5 inches of snow, which is below the historic average of nearly 55 inches annually.

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