Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

49°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 1 May 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: Areas of drizzle before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. Northeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Areas Drizzle

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. East northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light west southwest wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of drizzle before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Northeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 41. East northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light west southwest wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
11:03 am EDT May 1, 2016
11am EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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