Heat Will Continue in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the mid-Atlantic and southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the central and northern Plains, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 25 Jul 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Polk City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Polk City IA
 41.83°N 93.77°W
7:32 pm CDT Jul 25, 2016
9pm CDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2016
 
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