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Severe weather threat shifts east into Mississippi Valley on Wednesday

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center expects an enhanced risk of severe weather on Wednesday. The area of greatest concern is from central Missouri through Arkansas into eastern Texas and Louisiana. In this area, damaging winds, very large hail and isolated tornadoes are all possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 29 Mar 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Rain.  Steady temperature around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Low around 40. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Northeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. Steady temperature around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers. Low around 40. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Northeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 35. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
9:33 am CDT Mar 29, 2017
10am CDT Mar 29, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 4, 2017
 
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