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Severe weather possible across central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains. The areas at greatest risk are southeastern Wyo., northeastern Colo. and the Neb. Panhandle, where very large hail and tornadoes are possible, as well as southern Neb. and northern Kan., where large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jun 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 6 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
11:12 am CDT Jun 3, 2015
1pm CDT Jun 3, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 9, 2015
 
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