Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 23 Jul 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

Excessive Heat Warning until July 23, 07:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 23, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
1:18 am CDT Jul 23, 2016
4am CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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