Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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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

86°F

30°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 28 May 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

East Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
East Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.61°W (Elev. 761 ft)
4:03 pm EDT May 28, 2016
4pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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