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Widespread Precipitation for the Western U.S. While Rain Returns to the Gulf Coast Region

Rain and mountain snow showers will continue across the Western U.S. for the next couple days. Meanwhile, moisture will increase over Texas and the Deep South where locally heavy rainfall and minor flooding will be possible through midweek. Also, high fire danger will continue in the southern High Plains on Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 27 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain before 5am, then a slight chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 53. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain before 5am, then a slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
8:33 am CST Feb 27, 2017
10am CST Feb 27, 2017-6pm CST Mar 5, 2017
 
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