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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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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.

A Few Clouds

42°F

6°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1027.2 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 23 May 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Morning Frost

    Morning
    Frost

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 73. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
6:03 am EDT May 23, 2015
7am EDT May 23, 2015-6pm EDT May 29, 2015
 
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