Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains, Midwest, And Southeast

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast through Thursday over portions of the Plains, Midwest,and southeast U.S. A few of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-Mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jun 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Roland IA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind 7 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Independence Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Roland IA
 42.17°N 93.5°W
6:03 am CDT Jun 30, 2016
7am CDT Jun 30, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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