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Freezing Rain Threat for the Central Plains and Southern Great Lakes

Ice and freezing rain will impact north-central Kansas, eastern Nebraska, much of Iowa, southern Minnesota, and Wisconsin into southern Michigan through Tuesday. A lesser threat will expand into portions of New York State and southern New England Wednesday. Meanwhile, heavy rain will impact portions of Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fog/Mist

33°F

1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 17 Jan 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Roland IA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy drizzle before 9am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy drizzle before 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Roland IA
 42.17°N 93.5°W
7:03 am CST Jan 17, 2017
7am CST Jan 17, 2017-6pm CST Jan 23, 2017
 
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