Bitterly cold start to the New Year

Sunday, 31 Dec, 2017

And if you were hoping to step outside to shoot off fireworks or anything to ring in the new year, you might want to rethink that...

INDIANAPOLIS-The wind chill, which is what it feels like on your skin, could reach 25 below zero Tuesday morning, with an actual temperature of 10 below zero.

A Wind Chill Advisory will go into effect later tonight for all of southeastern MI.

Arctic air will remain over the region through the upcoming week. Wind chills of -30 to -40 will return that night.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, high near 11. Wind gusts could be as high as 21 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

- Accumulating Snow. A dusting to around an inch of snow is expected today south of an line from Valley City, North Dakota, to Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Tonight, scattered snow showers. Wind chills tonight and Sunday will range from -10 to -20 degrees. Northwest wind around 9 miles per hour. Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. The high on New Year's Day is only nine degrees, with the Monday night low of 2-below zero. West northwest wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. High temperatures again were mired in the lower 20s, and most of us have not been above the freezing mark (32°) since Christmas morning.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. Wind: N 10-15; gusty.