NWS Forecast for: Ames IA
Issued by: National Weather Service Des Moines, IA
Last Update: 3:03 pm CST Jan 19, 2020
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  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: -23 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of flurries before noon.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -14. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: -14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -23. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy


    Low: -23 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Light south southwest wind becoming south 11 to 16 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny


    High: -5 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. South wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -9 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain and snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain and snow likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 3 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: -1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow likely before 5pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 3 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Chance Snow


    Low: -3 °C



  • Tonight: A chance of flurries after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    M.L.King Day: A chance of flurries before noon. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -14. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the afternoon.

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -23. Calm wind.

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Light south southwest wind becoming south 11 to 16 km/h in the morning.

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. South wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Wednesday: Rain and snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain and snow likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Wednesday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Thursday: Rain and snow likely before 5pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Friday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 2. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Friday Night: Cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0.

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 1.



    Ames IA
     42.02°N 93.62°W

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