Wednesday forecast: chances for afternoon, evening showers in store for Polk County


Today, the sun will rise at 6:44:30 a.m. and set at 8:14:37 p.m.

Wednesday, expect isolated showers after 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 19 - Sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming light and variable. Increasing clouds, with a low around 55.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly after 11 a.m.

Monday Morning: Mostly cloudy and humid. South wind around 14 miles per hour. Low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Up to a quarter of an inch of rain could fall, and the high will be near 71.

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Wednesday night - Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday, look for a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high of 76. Cloudy with a high near 72.

Rain chances increase Thursday night and Friday. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Some additional showers and thunderstorms could develop Thursday afternoon to our west with an incoming warm front. Mostly cloudy with a high near 61. The high today will be 62.