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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Sep 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northwest wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
9:19 pm CDT Sep 24, 2017
10pm CDT Sep 24, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 1, 2017
 
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