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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 16 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 12:53 pm EDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 52. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 63. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 9 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East southeast wind 11 to 14 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
12:03 pm EDT May 4, 2015
2pm EDT May 4, 2015-6pm EDT May 10, 2015
 
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