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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

44°F

7°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NE 14 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 28 Apr 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a northeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Low around 39. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 47. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. East northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 39. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a northeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Low around 39. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 47. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 41. East northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
4:03 pm CDT Apr 28, 2017
6pm CDT Apr 28, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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