Ames, IA (50010)

2:44 AM CST on February 24, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Ames 15th Street | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Winter Weather Advisory

Elev 915 ft 42.04 °N, 93.62 °W | Updated 0 second ago

Overcast
Overcast
33.8 °F
Feels Like 30 °F
N
4.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 9.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.58 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1000 ft
Overcast 2800 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 32 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:56 AM 5:58 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
SPECI KAMW 240819Z AUTO 02019G27KT 10SM FEW006 BKN010 OVC028 01/01 A2958 RMK AO2 PK WND 02027/0817 WSHFT 0751 UPB08E14SNE08 P0002 T00110011 $
Pressure 29.58 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1000 ft
Overcast 2800 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 32 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:56 AM 5:58 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
SPECI KAMW 240819Z AUTO 02019G27KT 10SM FEW006 BKN010 OVC028 01/01 A2958 RMK AO2 PK WND 02027/0817 WSHFT 0751 UPB08E14SNE08 P0002 T00110011 $

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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 11:58 PM CST Feb. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 6 am Friday to
midnight CST Friday night...

* timing... thunderstorms are likely through 9 am and will contain
small hail. Rain may mix with snow at times tonight over the far
northwest portions of the area; however will remain mainly rain
in the Des Moines and Waterloo metros overnight. The main
transition to snow will occur on Friday morning with light to
moderate snow persisting into Friday evening. In addition,
strong northwest winds will develop on Friday with blowing and
drifting snow possible. Conditions will begin to improve by
Friday evening as the system begins to depart.

* Storm total snow accumulations... 2 to 5 inches.

* Winds/visibility... winds becoming north to northwesterly at 20
to 25 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibilities will lower
during the day as snow continues to fall and accumulate.
Visibilities, especially in rural areas may drop below one half
mile from time to time on Friday.

* Impacts... roadways will become snow covered and blowing snow
will reduce visibility creating hazardous travel conditions
Friday into early Saturday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to strong winds blowing snow
around. Use caution when traveling, especially in open areas.