Claudette Impacts the Southeast U.S.; Severe Thunderstorms Sunday; A Heat Wave Persists in West

Heavy rainfall from Claudette may bring additional flash, urban and small stream flooding from Georgia into the Carolinas on Sunday. Scattered severe thunderstorms may occur Sunday across parts of the Midwest into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley. The dangerous and record-breaking heat and critical fire weather conditions will continue across much of the western U.S. on Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

23°C

73°F

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NE 11 km/h
Barometer 1006.7 mb (29.76 in)
Dewpoint 10°C (50°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 Jun 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. North northeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  High near 31. South wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 18 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 9. North northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. North northeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 31. South wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 18 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 9. North northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
9:06 pm CDT Jun 19, 2021
11pm CDT Jun 19, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 26, 2021
 
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