Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames Municipal Airport IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a north northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 47. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a north northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 47. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 54.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Ames Municipal Airport IA
 42°N 93.62°W
3:33 pm CDT Sep 21, 2018
4pm CDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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