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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of drizzle between 2am and 5am, then a chance of freezing drizzle.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of freezing drizzle before 10am, then a chance of drizzle.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Patchy fog before 7pm. Steady temperature around 39. East northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. East northeast wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Blustery.
    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 33.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of drizzle between 2am and 5am, then a chance of freezing drizzle. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of freezing drizzle before 10am, then a chance of drizzle. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Rain. Patchy fog before 7pm. Steady temperature around 39. East northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of rain before 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 39. East northeast wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA
 42°N 93.59°W
11:47 pm CST Jan 20, 2018
1am CST Jan 21, 2018-6pm CST Jan 27, 2018
 
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