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Hard freeze likely over the Deep South, inclement pattern expected over the west coast of the U.S. through the weekend

Very cold temperatures are likely to continue over the Deep South and Southeast U.S. into Thursday. A series of low pressure systems will bring abundant moisture to much of northern California and into the Pacific Northwest through the upcoming weekend. Locally heavy rain and strong winds will be likely along coastal locations, with heavy snow expected from Sierra to the Cascades. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 18 Jan 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 35. Wind chill values as low as 10. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 45. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle before 1am, then a chance of drizzle between 1am and 3am, then a chance of freezing drizzle after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of freezing drizzle before 9am, then a slight chance of drizzle between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before 1am, then rain and snow likely between 1am and 2am, then snow likely after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of snow after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy.
    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 35. Wind chill values as low as 10. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. South wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 45. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night
A chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle before 1am, then a chance of drizzle between 1am and 3am, then a chance of freezing drizzle after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
A slight chance of freezing drizzle before 9am, then a slight chance of drizzle between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before 1am, then rain and snow likely between 1am and 2am, then snow likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
7:33 am CST Jan 18, 2018
8am CST Jan 18, 2018-6pm CST Jan 24, 2018
 
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