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Heat and Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories Stretch from CA to TX to the Southeast; Major Severe Weather Threat on Sunday Across the Central Plains

A ridge of high pressure will dominate the southern tier of the country and will produce Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings from CA to TX to the Southeast on Sunday. Meanwhile, a Major Severe weather threat will exist over the Central Plains, as a Moderate Risk is in effect for destructive winds, very large hail, a few tornadoes and locally heavy rainfall. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 24 Jun 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light south southeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. East southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light south southeast wind.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. East southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
11:32 pm CDT Jun 23, 2018
2am CDT Jun 24, 2018-6pm CDT Jun 30, 2018
 
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