Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditions, Heavy Snow and Ice through Tonight

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and Northeast. To the south of the snow, a wintry mix including some ice accumulations, will impact portions of the northern Mid-Atlantic with slick travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

4°F

-16°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 25 G 39 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-19°F (-28°C)
Last update 18 Jan 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

Wind Chill Advisory until January 19, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until January 19, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing snow before 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a west northwest wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 4 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of flurries before noon.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -20. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 4 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy blowing snow before 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a west northwest wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
M.L.King Day
A chance of flurries before noon. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -20. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
5:19 pm CST Jan 18, 2020
6pm CST Jan 18, 2020-6pm CST Jan 25, 2020
 
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