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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest, New England

There is a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the Midwest, from eastern Nebraska across northern Missouri and much of Iowa and into extreme western Illinois. A Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms extends from southwestern Kansas to northern Minnesota and Lake Superior, as well as across parts of New England.
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Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain

75°F

24°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Roland IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 75. South southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 75. South southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Roland IA
 42.17°N 93.5°W
4:41 pm CDT Jul 28, 2015
4pm CDT Jul 28, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2015
 
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