Widespread Wintry Weather Continues From the Central Rockies to the Northeast

A winter storm will track slowly from the Central Rockies to the Lower Mississippi River Valley by Monday before strengthening and shifting into the Northeast by Tuesday. Heavy snow will continue over the Central Rockies into Sunday. A swath of mixed wintry precipitation including snow and freezing rain will cause hazardous travel from the Central Plains into the Northeast Sunday and Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

-12°C

11°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed N 19 km/h
Barometer 1018.2 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint -15°C (5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-20°C (-4°F)
Last update 14 Dec 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. North northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of flurries between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of snow after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -20. North wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow before 10pm, then a chance of flurries after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of flurries before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. Light northwest wind becoming north 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: -3 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near -1.

    Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -11.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -11 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 3.

    Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. North northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.
Sunday
A chance of flurries between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -20. North wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow before 10pm, then a chance of flurries after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of flurries before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. Light northwest wind becoming north 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near -1.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -11.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 3.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 5.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 4.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 4.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
9:18 pm CST Dec 14, 2019
10pm CST Dec 14, 2019-6pm CST Dec 21, 2019
 
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