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A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible

A few severe thunderstorms are expected into Wednesday morning across portions of the Texas South Plains, northwest Texas, and southwest Oklahoma. Storms could contain heavy rain, hail, damaging winds and possibly a tornado.
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Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fog/Mist

63°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 6 May 2:53 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Overnight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Windy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA
 42°N 93.59°W
2:12 am CDT May 6, 2015
4am CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015
 
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