Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

75°F

24°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
9:03 am EDT May 24, 2016
10am EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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