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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. 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

68°F

20°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 70. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 78. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 70. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 78. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
4:04 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
7am EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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