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Lat: 42.02N, Lon: 93.63W
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Overcast, 0004 black low cloud
Updated: 02/22 8:34 am
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Humidity: 81%
E 8 mph
30.5 in
10 mi

Sun/Moon Info.

Cloud Cover: 100%
UV Index: 1
Sunrise: 07:00 AM
Sunset: 05:56 PM
Moonrise: 10:51 AM
Moonset: 12:06 AM
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Update is local observation time. What time is it in Ames? 8:34 AM Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Ames, IA Weather Forecast Dated: 524 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Today... Light snow likely in the morning. Freezing drizzle likely before noon, then light freezing rain likely possibly mixed with snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Ice accumulation around one tenth of an inch. High in the lower 30s. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 per
Tonight... Light freezing rain possibly mixed with sleet through midnight, then freezing drizzle and drizzle after midnight. Some sleet accumulation possible. Ice accumulation up to one tenth of an inch. Low in the upper 20s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight. Chance of precip
Friday... Partly sunny. High in the lower 30s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night... Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. North wind around 5 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.
Saturday... Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow in the morning, then rain possibly mixed with snow in the afternoon. High in the upper 30s. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Saturday Night... Cloudy. Light rain and snow possibly mixed with freezing rain through midnight, then a slight chance of light snow after midnight. Breezy. Light snow accumulations possible. Low in the lower 20s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Sunday... Mostly sunny. High in the upper 30s.
Sunday Night... Partly cloudy. Low 15 to 20.
Monday... Sunny. High in the lower 40s.
Monday Night... Mostly clear. Low in the mid 20s.
Tuesday... Partly sunny. High in the mid 40s.
Tuesday Night... Mostly cloudy. A chance of light rain possibly mixed with snow through midnight, then a chance of light snow after midnight. Low in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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