Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 24 Jul 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West northwest wind 6 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West northwest wind 6 to 14 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:03 pm EDT Jul 24, 2016
6pm EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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