Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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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

70°F

21°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 9pm and 3am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west northwest  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light south southwest wind becoming west 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 9pm and 3am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Light south southwest wind becoming west 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
1:03 pm EDT May 6, 2016
2pm EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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