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F-M bracing for cold, snow after hitting 51 for record high; winter weather advisory effective at midnight

FARGO - For the second consecutive day, Fargo-Moorhead temperatures rose past record highs today, but forecasts call for a quick return to winter weather Wednesday with temperatures dropping sharply.

FARGO - For the second consecutive day, Fargo-Moorhead temperatures rose past record highs today, but forecasts call for a quick return to winter weather Wednesday with temperatures dropping sharply.

National Weather Service meteorologists issued a winter weather advisory this afternoon for much of the Red River Valley, including Fargo-Moorhead, effective from midnight to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Forecasters expect snow of one to two inches with winds increasing to 25 to 35 mph causing blowing snow, especially in open area. By Wednesday midday, wind chills will drop to below zero, according to the National Weather Service.

The blast of winter comes after the temperature in Fargo climbed to 51 degrees this afternoon, breaking the record of 47 degrees set in 1990, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday, temperatures in Fargo broke the 1958 record of 49 degrees when the mercury hit 51 degrees.

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The temperature reached 46 degrees in Grand Forks, failing to break the record of 52 degrees.

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