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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

Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (KAZO)

Lat: 42.23°NLon: 85.55°WElev: 863ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Jul 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Kalamazoo MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind around 6 mph.

    Hot

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 71. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. South wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 71. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Kalamazoo MI
 42.29°N 85.58°W (Elev. 781 ft)
4:05 pm EDT Jul 21, 2017
4pm EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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