Scattered strong to severe storms across portions of the central Plains and middle Mississippi Valley into the middle Ohio Valley

Severe thunderstorms that can produce strong wind gusts, hail, and tornadoes are possible this afternoon in to the evening from the Central Plains to the Ohio Valley. Heavy rains are possible over the Central Plain and the Middle Mississippi Valley Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Aug 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
8:17 pm CDT Aug 24, 2016
8pm CDT Aug 24, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2016
 
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