Storm Team 4

Frigid New Years' Eve night expected

CREATED Dec 31, 2012

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MILWAUKEE - A sizable storm system is passing to our south, but the only impact we'll have to deal with will be some clouds and slightly breezy conditions. 

More significant is the powerful cold snap behind this system as arctic air makes its presence know for the start of the new year. 

Partiers heading out tonight will notice the dramatic drop in temperatures and wind chills reaching at least 10 below zero inland. 

As high pressure takes over, the cold will be associated with plenty of sunshine for the first day of 2013 and quiet conditions should persist through the balance of the week.

Monday's Storm Team 4Cast from Scott Steele:

Sun/cloud mix, breezy, and turning colder
High:  Near 30 but falling
Wind: NW 10-15 mph

Tonight: Gradually decreasing clouds and much colder
Low:  Near 5
Wind: NW 7-12 mph
Wind chills: Near -10

Tuesday: Mostly sunny and very cold
High:  Near 14
Wind: NW 7-12 mph
Wind chills: Near -5

Tuesday night: Mainly clear and still cold
Low:  Near 10
Wind: W 7-12 mph
Wind chills: Near -10

Wednesday: Partly cloudy and a bit warmer
High:  Near 21