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Severe Thunderstorms and Excessive Rain Possible From the Central and Southern Plains into the South and From the Ohio Valley To Mid-Atlantic; Heat and Critical Fire Weather Builds in the Southwest Quad of the Country

Multiple locations of severe thunderstorms and locally intense excessive rain will be possible east of the Rockies. The two main corridors appear to be the Central High Plains through Southern Plains into the South and the other path is from the Ohio Valley into Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, excessive heat and critical fire weather threats will build throughout the weekend in CA and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Jun 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.02°N 93.62°W
7:03 pm CDT Jun 22, 2018
7pm CDT Jun 22, 2018-6pm CDT Jun 29, 2018
 
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