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Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Light Freezing Rain Fog/Mist

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 12 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 24 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

Winter Weather Advisory until February 24, 09:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 24, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 4pm, then rain or freezing rain between 4pm and 5pm, then rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 32. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible.  Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow and freezing rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow between 8pm and 10pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 21. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a west wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Wintry Mix
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Wind chill values as low as 10. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 47. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 4pm, then rain or freezing rain between 4pm and 5pm, then rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 32. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow and freezing rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow between 8pm and 10pm. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 21. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a west wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Wind chill values as low as 10. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 47. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Rain likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain before 11pm, then rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
9:35 am CST Feb 24, 2018
10am CST Feb 24, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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