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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

41°F

5°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 14 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 30 Apr 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 46. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 40. East northeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Windy, with a west northwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 46. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers, mainly before 10pm. Low around 40. East northeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Windy, with a west northwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA
 42°N 93.59°W
9:47 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
9am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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