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Heavy Rain, Local Flooding from Gulf Coast to Southern Mid-Atlantic

A slow moving front will provide the focus for locally heavy rain from the Gulf Coast and Southeast states to the southern Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday. Localized flash flooding will be possible with the heavier thunderstorms. Also, some of these thunderstorms could produce damaging wind gusts in parts of the Southeast on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 23 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North wind around 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North wind around 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
11:32 pm CDT May 22, 2017
2am CDT May 23, 2017-6pm CDT May 29, 2017
 
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