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Warm weather, cold water can be dangerous to late season boaters

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With unusually warm weather this month, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is warning boaters and waterfowl hunters to not to let their guard down.

So far this fall, four people have died during the late boating season.

While air temperatures are mild, the cold water can prove dangerous, or even deadly, especially if people don't consider the consequences of cold water shock and hypothermia that can result from falling into water at this time of year.

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