Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport (KGRR)

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast and Breezy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NE 22 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 1 May 9:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Northeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
10:03 pm EDT May 1, 2016
10pm EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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