Thunderstorms in the Central Plains; Below Average Temperatures in the East

Storms capable of producing large hail and a few strong wind gusts will be possible from central Nebraska into northern Kansas. Below normal temperatures are expected east of the Rockies, while the western third of the country warms up. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

39°F

4°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.40 in (1029.4 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light south southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 68. Light south southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
3:52 am CDT May 13, 2021
5am CDT May 13, 2021-6pm CDT May 19, 2021
 
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