First Freeze contest rochester mn

Brace Yourself... the FIRST FREEZE is Coming!

Summer has come to an end and it's time to start preparing for another MinneSNOWta winter. The good news is we've teamed up with K&S Heating to make sure you stay warm and cozy this winter with a chance to win a brand new furnace for your home!

How Does the First Freeze Furnace Giveaway Work?

It's simple! All you have to do is guess what day you think the temperature will reach 32°F or lower at the Rochester International Airport (RST) for the first time this fall. The *person who guesses the correct day of the first freeze will win a new Amana Single-Stage Multi-speed Gas Furnace, courtesy of K&S Heating!

AMANA Model # AM9S960603BN (K&S Heating)
AMANA Model # AM9S960603BN (K&S Heating)

How to Enter

To submit your first freeze guess, open the station app and tap the 'FIRST FREEZE'  button on the home screen and then enter your guess in the form below.

ENTRY PERIOD: The Contest begins on 9/1/2022 and ends on 9/30/2022. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on 9/30/2022. If the temperature at the Rochester International Airport (RST) officially hits 32°F or lower before the end of the Contest, the entry period will end and all entries received prior to the date of the first freeze will be eligible.

*If multiple people guess the correct date of the first freeze, a random drawing will be held to determine the winner. See Complete Official Rules

BRRRR: The 15 Coldest Cities in America

You live here. You know how cold it gets, and by now you're probably used to it, but you should probably brace yourself because the National Weather Service issued a La Niña advisory last month and said, "La Niña winters in the southern tier of the US tend to be warmer and drier, while the northern tier and Canada tend to be even colder.

The list below is from Niche. They put together their list of the coldest cities in the county by looking at which ones had "the coldest average low temperatures during the winter months." Keep scrolling to see the 15 coldest cities in the United States.

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