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Cold Front Crossing the Central U.S.

A cold front over the Northern Rockies will move eastward to the Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains by Monday. Rain will develop along the boundary over the Upper Midwest and move into the Upper Great Lakes by Monday. Some of the thunderstorms could become severe in portions of Texas through Monday.
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Ames IA

7 Day Forecast

Des Moines, IA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 57 °F

Monday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 72 °F

Monday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 40 °F

Tuesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 64 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 63 °F

Wednesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 53 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 66 °F

Thursday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north northwest 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Clear, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Windy. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Windy.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • Sunday A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.

 

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