Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

A Few Clouds

59°F

15°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE McCallsburg IA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE McCallsburg IA
 42.13°N 93.36°W
3:47 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
5am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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