Heavy rain from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. this weekend

Heavy rain is expected from eastern Texas across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. this weekend. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies. Snow and hazardous travel conditions will impact the upper Midwest and parts of the Great Lake States. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 4 Dec 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 18 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of fog after 8pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West northwest wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
5:18 pm CST Dec 4, 2016
5pm CST Dec 4, 2016-6pm CST Dec 11, 2016
 
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