Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 22 Apr 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
11:51 pm CDT Apr 22, 2021
12am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2021
 
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