Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over 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 could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great 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.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE McCallsburg IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 6 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 6 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE McCallsburg IA
 42.13°N 93.36°W
11:32 pm CDT May 24, 2016
1am CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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