Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible from portions of the central plains to the Upper Midwest

Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible from portions of the central plains to the Upper Midwest this afternoon and evening. Strong, damaging winds and large hail are possible. An isolated tornado or two may occur. Strong thunderstorms are also possible from coastal South Carolina to south Georgia.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

A Few Clouds

89°F

32°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 25 Jun 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
1:32 pm CDT Jun 25, 2016
2pm CDT Jun 25, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2016
 
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