Unsettled Weather Along the West Coast; Elevated Fire Threat in the High Plains

Rain and high elevation snow will impact the Pacific Northwest to northern California into early next week. Lake effect snow will be possible near the Lower Great Lakes this weekend. There is an elevated fire weather threat in the High Plains today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

9°C

48°F

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1023.9 mb (30.22 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (36°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill7°C (44°F)
Last update 6 Mar 5:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 2. East wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 21 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. South southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Light southwest wind becoming south 11 to 16 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 22 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 2. East wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. South southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Light southwest wind becoming south 11 to 16 km/h in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
5:35 pm CST Mar 6, 2021
6pm CST Mar 6, 2021-6pm CST Mar 13, 2021
 
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