Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California

Critical fire weather conditions will be prevalent across parts of southern California this weekend. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Unseasonably hot temperatures will contribute to this fire danger, and Heat Advisories are also in effect for portions of California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Light Rain

68°F

20°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 24 Sep 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Steady temperature around 69. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 7 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 48.

    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Steady temperature around 69. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 7 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
11:32 pm CDT Sep 24, 2016
12am CDT Sep 25, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 30, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database