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High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 17 Dec 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Roland IA

  • Today

    Today: Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 48. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then rain between 11am and 4pm, then snow after 4pm.  High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 48. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then rain between 11am and 4pm, then snow after 4pm. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Snow. Low around 18. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Roland IA
 42.17°N 93.5°W
5:03 am CST Dec 17, 2017
6am CST Dec 17, 2017-6pm CST Dec 23, 2017
 
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