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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99° N Lon: 93.62° W Elev: 945 ft.




Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1034.8 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 9 Dec 11:53 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Story County

Rest Of Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries through the night. Low around 15. West wind near 5 mph.
Cloudy. A slight chance of light snow before noon. Snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. High in the mid 20s. East wind near 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Chance of snow 90 percent.
Saturday Night
Light snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Low in the lower 20s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent.
Cloudy. Light snow likely in the morning, then a chance of light snow in the afternoon. Light snow accumulations possible. High in the lower 30s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Mostly cloudy. High in the mid 20s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low 5 to 10 above.
Mostly cloudy. Colder. High around 10.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low zero to 5 above.
Partly sunny. High 10 to 15.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Low zero to 5 below.
Mostly sunny. High 10 to 15.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low 5 to 10 above.
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. High 10 to 15.

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1207 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

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