Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over the Four Corners; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Great Basin

Monsoon moisture will result in locally heavy showers and thunderstorms over the Four Corners region, which could lead to flash flooding. While, critical fire weather threats are expected for much of the Great Basin, from dry and windy conditions. Finally, Tropical Cyclone Humberto remains well offshore of the Southeast, but rip currents and heavy surf are expected from Florida to the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Partly Cloudy

27°C

81°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 13 km/h
Barometer 1014.9 mb (30.00 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (73°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index30°C (86°F)
Last update 15 Sep 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.04°N 93.62°W
12:33 pm CDT Sep 15, 2019
1pm CDT Sep 15, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 21, 2019
 
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