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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Oct 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Low around 47. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Low around 47. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
3:33 am CDT Oct 20, 2017
5am CDT Oct 20, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 26, 2017
 
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