Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. Light east wind.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. Light east wind.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
3:36 am CDT Aug 17, 2022
5am CDT Aug 17, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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