Monsoon Flood Threat and Heat Building Out West

The monsoon threat with heavy rain and thunderstorms continues across a large portion of the West. Flash flood watches are in effect from New Mexico to Montana and Idaho and debris flows remain possible near vulnerable burn scars. Also out West, excessive heat watches are in effect and start Tuesday across the Interior Northwest and parts of the Southwest into the desert of southern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 77. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 77. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
11:36 am CDT Aug 2, 2021
3pm CDT Aug 2, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2021
 
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