Early Season Winter Storm Moves into the Northeast; Cold Front Brings Snow Across the Northern Rockies into the Upper Midwest

The early season winter storm spreads to the Northeast bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain to the region, in addition to gusty winds and coastal flooding. A series of cold fronts dropping southward from Canada will lead to snow across the Northern/Central Rockies into the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 16 Nov 1:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely before 3am, then rain and snow likely between 3am and 4am, then snow likely after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a south wind 6 to 16 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 25 by 10am. Blustery, with a north wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Blustery.
    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 33.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Rain likely before 3am, then rain and snow likely between 3am and 4am, then snow likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a south wind 6 to 16 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 25 by 10am. Blustery, with a north wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 13 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Thanksgiving Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
11:17 pm CST Nov 15, 2018
2am CST Nov 16, 2018-6pm CST Nov 22, 2018
 
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