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Heavy rain and severe weather possible from the northern/central Plains to the Upper Midwest

Heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the northern and central Plains, pushing eastward into the Upper Midwest by Wednesday. These severe thunderstorms may be capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, and possibly some tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Jun 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 49. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light west  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 49. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
7:48 pm CDT Jun 26, 2017
9pm CDT Jun 26, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 3, 2017
 
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