Chance of rain

Expect a slight chance of showers during the early afternoon hours, and more of the same for the next few days in Polk County as the National Weather Service expects warmer but cloudy days ahead.

Today's forecast calls for a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph.

Friday: A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.