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Heavy Rain and a Few Severe Thunderstorms Across Nation's Mid-Section Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple rounds of thunderstorms across parts of the Missouri River Valley into the Mid-Mississippi and the Tennessee River Valleys through Wednesday night. Local flooding from the heavy rains can be expected in some areas, so Flash Flood Watches are in effect. In addition, some of the stronger storms may produce damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind 8 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
11:27 am CDT Jul 1, 2015
3pm CDT Jul 1, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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