WILLMAR —As the local region continues to reemerge after the Thanksgiving weekend winter storm, the forecast for the upcoming work week looks to be cold but sunny with so far no precipitation chances.
The National Weather Service winter weather warnings, watches and advisory had all expired by 12 p.m. Sunday, with only patchy blowing snow in the forecast for the rest of Sunday. Winds will continue to be high, ranging from 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Those winds are forecasted to reduce overnight, becoming light after midnight.
Starting Monday the area around Willmar should see sun, with mostly sunny skies on Dec. 2, the weather service forecast said. Winds will reach about 5 to 10 mph with a high temperature around 26.
Clouds will roll in for Monday night, but clear away be Tuesday morning, leaving another mostly sunny day, with highs around 29. Wednesday and Thursday is set to be sunny as well, with a high temperature between 29 and 31 degrees.
Friday will be cooler, about 22 degrees, but the sun remains.
Saturday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high temperature of 33. Winds could be higher though, between 10 to 15 mph, with gusts around 25 mph.