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Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Oct 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 47. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 47. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
4:02 pm CDT Oct 17, 2017
6pm CDT Oct 17, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 24, 2017
 
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