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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 29 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. High near 76. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 18 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northeast wind 7 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA
 42°N 93.59°W
12:11 am CDT May 29, 2015
2am CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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