Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

67°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 May 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  High near 77. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. High near 77. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA
 42°N 93.59°W
5:33 pm CDT May 30, 2016
8pm CDT May 30, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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