Heavy Rain for Parts of Texas & Louisiana; Very Warm Across the Plains and Midwest

Tropical Depression Imelda will bring heavy rainfall to portions of coastal Texas and Louisiana through Thursday. Flash flood watches remain in effect, including for metro Houston. Elsewhere, high pressure and mainly dry weather will bring temperatures as much as 20 degrees above normal from the Central Plains to Upper Midwest. Critical fire weather conditions linger over parts of the Great Basin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Sep 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ames IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 69. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am.  High near 80. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light south southeast wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Low around 69. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. High near 80. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light south southeast wind.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Ames IA
 42.04°N 93.62°W
11:33 am CDT Sep 18, 2019
3pm CDT Sep 18, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 24, 2019
 
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