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Storm system to bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding over the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the threat for heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and a few strong to severe thunderstorms into Tuesday. The main threat areas include the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S. Excessive runoff may lead to flooding of low lying areas, rivers, and streams. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 24 Apr 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Windy, with a south wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 67. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of snow showers before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Windy, with a south wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 67. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of snow showers before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
6:03 am CDT Apr 24, 2017
7am CDT Apr 24, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 30, 2017
 
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