Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Light Rain

62°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Roland IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 62. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 79. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 62. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Roland IA
 42.17°N 93.5°W
3:32 am CDT May 27, 2016
4am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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