The wet and chilly spring gave way to record high temperatures in southern Minnesota on Tuesday. The temperature soared to 102-degrees in St. James. Albert Lea and Fairmont both hit 100, while Mankato reached 99-degrees. In New Ulm, the official high temp for the day Tuesday was 98-degrees, breaking the old record of 94-degrees set in 2001. Today’s (WED) forecast calls for mostly sunny skies across Minnesota, with highs ranging between 70 to 80.