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Slight risk of severe weather on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects a slight risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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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.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Aug 1:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
1:03 am EDT Aug 2, 2015
2am EDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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