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Severe storms and heavy rain possible from parts of Plains to Great Lakes on Labor Day

Isolated severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop on Labor Day along and ahead of a cold front from parts of the southern Great Lakes southwestward across Illinois and Missouri into southeast Kansas. Damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall will be possible with these storms.
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Ames IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Labor
Day

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

High: 78 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 58 °F

Tuesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 80 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 61 °F

Wednesday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 86 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 64 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Labor Day Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind around 6 mph.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Thursday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.