Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 29 Apr 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE McCallsburg IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 53. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 50. Windy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Windy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 53. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers. High near 50. Windy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Windy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE McCallsburg IA
 42.13°N 93.36°W
12:26 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
12pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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