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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 21 Jul 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
4:05 pm EDT Jul 21, 2017
5pm EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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