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Severe storms and heavy rain possible from mid-South to Upstate New York on Tuesday

Thunderstorms are expected to develop along and ahead of a cold front from the Tennessee Valley to Upstate New York on Tuesday. The storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and heavy rainfall that could lead to isolated flash flooding.
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Ames IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 58 °F

Tuesday

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

High: 79 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 60 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 86 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 64 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 73 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light west wind.
  • Tuesday Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 9am. Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.
  • Wednesday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Wednesday Night A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Thursday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.