Central Gulf Coast Flash Flood Threat Lingers; Snowy in the Central Rockies; Fire Danger in Northwest Oregon

Showers and thunderstorms may produce localized flash flooding along a lingering front in the central Gulf Coast. An upper level system will produce up to a foot of heavy snow across southwest Colorado Rockies. Dry, offshore winds will produce near-record temperatures and critical fire weather threats in northwestern Oregon. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Mostly Cloudy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 16 Apr 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 11am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 11am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
9:37 pm CDT Apr 16, 2021
10pm CDT Apr 16, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 23, 2021
 
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