Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed N 15 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 4 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 17 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 41. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light north northwest  after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. West southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 17 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 41. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light north northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 50. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
2:57 am CDT May 4, 2016
3am CDT May 4, 2016-6pm CDT May 10, 2016
 
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