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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Windy, with a west northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming light west northwest. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Windy, with a west northwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming light west northwest. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
12:18 pm CDT Aug 17, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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