NWS Forecast for: Ames IA
Issued by: National Weather Service Des Moines, IA
Last Update: 5:37 am CDT Apr 19, 2021
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  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers between noon and 5pm, then a chance of sprinkles after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 3. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 3 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries before 1am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 1am and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. North northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 0 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of flurries before 2pm, then a chance of sprinkles between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 8. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 8 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of sprinkles before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light northwest.

    Chance
    Sprinkles



    Low: -2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of sprinkles after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 9. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 9 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy




    Low: -1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 16.

    Sunny




    High: 16 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers


    Low: 6 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Chance
    Showers



    High: 16 °C

  • Today: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers between noon and 5pm, then a chance of sprinkles after 5pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 3. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Tonight: A chance of flurries before 1am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 1am and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. North northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Tuesday: A chance of flurries before 2pm, then a chance of sprinkles between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 8. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Tuesday Night: A chance of sprinkles before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light northwest.

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of sprinkles after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 9. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 16.

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.



    Ames IA
     42.02°N 93.62°W

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