• Clear 61°
    Stargazing Current Weather
    • Visibility
      10 mi
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Ceiling
      39300 ft
  • Early AM

    Sep 2

    Lo 57°

    Partly to mostly cloudy

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      37%
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    Day Details >
  • Today

    Sep 2

    Hi 78°

    Nice with clouds and sun

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      6%
    • Precip
      17%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Sep 3

    Hi 84°

    Periods of sun with a t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      56%
    • Precip
      70%
    • Hours of Precip
      4.5
    Day Details >
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Thunderstorms in the area tomorrow morning through late tomorrow night

9/2 9/2 Now: 12:33am
AM 12-4
  • 12am Partly cloudy w/ showers 62° 51%
  • 1am Clear 61° 47%
  • 2am Mostly clear 60° 4%
  • 3am Partly cloudy 60° 4%
  • 4am Partly cloudy 60° 4%
AM 11-4
  • 11am Partly sunny 72° 0%
  • 12pm Partly sunny 74° 0%
  • 1pm Partly sunny 75° 0%
  • 2pm Partly sunny 76° 0%
  • 3pm Partly sunny 78° 0%
  • 4pm Partly sunny 77° 0%
PM 5-10
  • 5pm Partly sunny 77° 0%
  • 6pm Partly sunny 76° 0%
  • 7pm Partly sunny 74° 0%
  • 8pm Clear 70° 0%
  • 9pm Clear 67° 0%
  • 10pm Clear 65° 0%
Hourly Forecast >
Sep 01, 2014; 1:14 PM ET
Thunderstorms in the area Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night
Des Moines, IA Weather Forecast

Solunar Information for Ames, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:40 AM with 13:08 of sunlight, then sets at 7:48 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 1:33 PM with 10:10 of moolight, then sets at 11:43 PM

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