Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

A Few Clouds

81°F

27°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Jun 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely before 8am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Independence Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:03 pm EDT Jun 29, 2016
5pm EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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