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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Fog/Mist

42°F

6°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.55 in (1001.1 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 22 Jan 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 49. South southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 11pm, then rain likely after 11pm.  Areas of fog before 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 30 by 5pm. Southwest wind 10 to 17 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 49. South southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 11pm, then rain likely after 11pm. Areas of fog before 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 30 by 5pm. Southwest wind 10 to 17 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI
 42.89°N 85.53°W (Elev. 797 ft)
3:06 pm EST Jan 22, 2018
3pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 28, 2018
 
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