Dry and Windy Across the Central Rockies; Flash Flood Threat in the South; Possible Midweek Coastal Storm for New England

Dry and windy conditions across portions of the Central Rockies are contributing to an enhanced wildfire threat early this week. On Tuesday, heavy rainfall setting up along a slow moving front will bring a flash flooding threat to portions of the South from northern Louisiana to southern South Carolina. A coastal storm may bring soaking rain and gusty winds to portions of New England midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Oct 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a west northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a west northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
6:18 pm CDT Oct 14, 2019
6pm CDT Oct 14, 2019-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2019
 
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