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Severe weather threat continues Saturday from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast

The severe weather threat will continue on Saturday from portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Gulf Coast and southeastern states. The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting supercells with very large hail, damaging winds and strong tornadoes. Those in these regions need to remain weather-aware throughout the day Saturday.
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Light Rain

47°F

8°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.65 in (1004.1 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill 42°F (6°C)
Last update on 25 Apr 12:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°N Lon: 93.62°W Elev: 945ft.

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Ames IA

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 48. East wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then scattered showers. High near 51. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 59. East northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
Last Update: 1:11 am CDT Apr 25, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2am CDT Apr 25, 2015-6pm CDT May 1, 2015
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