Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 70. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 44. West wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 70. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 44. West wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
6:41 am CDT May 3, 2016
7am CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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