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This is the coldest morning of what's been an unusually cold December. It was 28 below at 6 a.m. at Siren, Hayward and Phillips in northern Wisconsin.
In the state's mid-section, Sparta was at minus 22 and Marshfield at minus 20. In southern Wisconsin, Middleton was at 18 below and Waukesha was at minus 11.
The Great Lakes protected some folks a little bit. Milwaukee only had minus six at 6 a.m. Ashland, at 18 below, was a few degrees warmer than it was inland.