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Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain From the Central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley

Strong to severe storms will impact the central Plains to the Upper Midwest today. Heavy rain, with local flash flooding is possible along the central Gulf Coast, central Plains and upper Midwest. High fire danger continues across the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

A Few Clouds

74°F

23°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
10:48 am CDT Jun 29, 2017
11am CDT Jun 29, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2017
 
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