Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 5 May 11:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
12:03 am EDT May 6, 2016
12am EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 11, 2016
 
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