Excessive Heat for the South and West; Flash Flooding Conditions in the Southwest U.S.

Dangerous heat is expected across portions of the lower Mississippi Valley today, eastern Oregon Wednesday, central California through Wednesday, and Washington through Saturday. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ames, Ames Municipal Airport (KAMW)

Lat: 41.99°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 945ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 16 Aug 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Sheldahl IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Sheldahl IA
 41.83°N 93.74°W
8:56 am CDT Aug 16, 2022
12pm CDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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