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COPY-30 years after big snow storm, highs in the 60s

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Thirty years after a massive snow storm that paralyzed the St. Louis area for several days, many in the Gateway City have been spending time outdoors in shorts and T-shirts.

Temperatures reached into the 60s on Monday, a far cry from the scene on Jan. 30, 1982. That year, some parts of the region got up to 2 feet of snow that caused thousands of power outages. Some people were stranded for weeks inside their homes.

Forecasters expect highs again in the 60s on Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to fall off - but not much - through the rest of the work week.

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