Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

83°F

28°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 26 May 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
4:03 pm EDT May 26, 2016
4pm EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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