Maricopans fish in the fog at Copper Sky lake. Photo by Jim Headley

Despite a cloudy start, Maricopa’s weather this week is expected to see mostly clear skies and chilly nights, according to the National Weather Service.

Today, the high is 70 degrees F with breezes up to 10 mph. The evening will be mostly cloudy with a low around 46 and winds calming to 5 mph.

Tuesday, the forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high near 69. The overnight low will be around 41.

Wednesday is expected to be sunny with a high near 67. The night is also likely to be mostly clear with a low around 38.

Thursday is forecast to be the coolest day of the week, with a high near 64 under sunny skies and a nighttime low around 35.

Friday is likely to be mostly sunny with a high near 68. The evening is forecast to be mostly cloudy with a low around 41.

That leads to a weekend that is forecast to fit the week’s cycle of sunny and cool.