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Heavy rain possible across parts of Midwest

A storm system moving across the central U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms to parts of the Midwest on Friday, with the possibility of heavy rain and flash flooding for some locations. Remember, it takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car. If you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around Don't Drown.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
6:03 pm EDT Aug 28, 2015
6pm EDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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