Heavy rain threat continues through Saturday from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the Southwest and Rockies.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue over much of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and the Ohio valley through the weekend. The central Appalachians and the lower Great Lakes/Ohio valley will likely have the higher rainfall amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend as well from the desert southwest/southern Rockies northward to the northern Rockies and High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Oct 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Polk City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Light southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Light southeast wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Polk City IA
 41.83°N 93.77°W
3:32 pm CDT Oct 1, 2016
5pm CDT Oct 1, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 8, 2016
 
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