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Heavy Rainfall Threat to the South from Possible Tropical/Subtropical System Over the Weekend

A tropical disturbance over the Yucatan Peninsula has a High chance of developing into a tropical or subtropical depression in the Gulf over the Memorial Day Weekend. This system has the potential to bring heavy rainfall to portions of the Gulf Coast over the next 5-7 days. The threat of rip currents will also steadily increase along the Gulf from FL to LA over the holiday weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA
 42°N 93.59°W
7:03 am CDT May 25, 2018
8am CDT May 25, 2018-6pm CDT May 31, 2018
 
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