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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Expected

A few severe thunderstorms are expected across west Texas and eastern New Mexico into Tuesday morning. More strong storms are possible for parts of Kansas and southern Iowa, northern Missouri and west central Illinois. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding is possible across parts of Kansas and Oklahoma.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

62°F

17°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 5 May 8:53 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
7:27 am CDT May 5, 2015
10am CDT May 5, 2015-6pm CDT May 11, 2015
 
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