Mostly sunny

Look for sunshine to take center stage in Polk County's forecast through Saturday, but then the rain will return late in the weekend and into Sunday morning as the National Weather Service expects the area to be soggy all next week. 

Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with a high near 41. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after 2 a.m. Low around 37. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

Sunday: Rain, mainly before 2 p.m. High near 49. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 8 a.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 8 a.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Tuesday Night: Rain, mainly after 8 p.m. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Wednesday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 60. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Wednesday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain. Sunny, with a high near 52.