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Severe Weather and Flooding From Portions of the Plains to the Mid-Atlantic

A potent spring storm system with abundant moisture will bring a chance of significant severe weather and heavy rain today into tonight. Damaging winds, large hail, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible across the Tennessee Valley, middle Ohio Valley, and portions of the Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain and flooding are possible from the Ozarks to the Tennessee Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

59°F

15°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 27 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  High near 72. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. High near 72. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
1:19 pm CDT May 27, 2017
2pm CDT May 27, 2017-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2017
 
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