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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Light Rain

36°F

2°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 20 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.66 in (1004.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 24 Feb 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 39. East wind around 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers before 7am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 46. East wind 11 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of snow showers after 4am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 31. East southeast wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    T-storms then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before 9pm, then scattered snow showers between 9pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before 3am, then scattered rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 39. East wind around 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers before 7am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 46. East wind 11 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of snow showers after 4am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 31. East southeast wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before 9pm, then scattered snow showers between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before 3am, then scattered rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Scattered rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:04 am EST Feb 24, 2017
5am EST Feb 24, 2017-6pm EST Mar 2, 2017
 
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