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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Light Rain

70°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 95. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

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    T-storms then
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    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

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    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

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    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

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    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 95. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
8:05 am EDT Jul 20, 2017
8am EDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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