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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast

8°C

47°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed E 20 km/h
Barometer 1016.4 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 3°C (38°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill5°C (41°F)
Last update 1 May 11:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. East northeast wind around 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 5 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Northeast wind 10 to 18 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Light northwest wind becoming west 9 to 14 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 14 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 14 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 5. East northeast wind around 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Northeast wind 10 to 18 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Light northwest wind becoming west 9 to 14 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 189 m)
11:03 pm EDT May 1, 2016
12am EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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