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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

84°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Jul 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 70. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 85. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 70. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 85. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
2:05 pm EDT Jul 21, 2017
3pm EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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