Unsettled Weather In the West; Above Average Temperatures in the Central U.S.

A relatively quiet stretch of weather is expected across much of the Continental U.S. with the exception of the West Coast where rain and higher elevation snow will impact the Northwest and northern California through Tuesday. A critical fire weather risk is expected in Kansas and elevated in the surrounding areas. Record high temperatures are possible across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair and Breezy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed SW 23 G 35 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Mar 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west southwest  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Chance Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west southwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
2:34 pm CST Mar 7, 2021
3pm CST Mar 7, 2021-6pm CST Mar 13, 2021
 
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