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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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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.

A Few Clouds

64°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 3:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Rain

    High: 67 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Saturday
    Night

    Decreasing Clouds

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. Temperature falling to around 60 by 5pm. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. East northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
4:03 am EDT May 29, 2015
5am EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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