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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

A Few Clouds

71°F

22°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jun 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 81. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 81. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
4:48 am CDT Jun 7, 2020
5am CDT Jun 7, 2020-6pm CDT Jun 13, 2020
 
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