Flash Flood Threats in the Northeast and Southeast; Excessive Heat in the Southwest

Heavy rain will lead to isolated flash flooding threats along coastal New England, and Florida today. Excessive heat will continue to impact the Southwest. Dry, gusty winds, and possible dry lightning will contribute to a critical fire weather threat today across the Interior Northwest. Scattered storms, some severe, are expected Saturday from the northern Plains toward the upper MS Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Slater IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 77. South wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 77. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Slater IA
 41.89°N 93.68°W
12:52 pm CDT Aug 5, 2021
2pm CDT Aug 5, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 11, 2021
 
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