Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

Strong low pressure will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains into Monday. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's. Heavy snow will impact eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 42.17°NLon: -93.5°WElev: 945ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist and Windy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 32 G 43 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill-6°F (-21°C)
Last update 8 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Roland IA

Winter Weather Advisory until February 8, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 8, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Mon

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers, mainly before 2pm.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers before 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers, mainly before 2pm. Areas of blowing snow. High near 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Isolated snow showers before 7pm. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Roland IA
 42.17°N 93.5°W
5:26 am CST Feb 8, 2016
6am CST Feb 8, 2016-6pm CST Feb 14, 2016
 
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