Look for skies to clear up and a cool day in store for Polk County at midweek as the National Weather Service calls for temperatures in the 50s for the next two days, then mild weather in the 60s for the weekend. 

Today's forecast calls for a 20 percent chance of rain before 11am. Cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 36. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64. West wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.