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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 16 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 7 Dec 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

Winter Weather Advisory December 8, 12:00am until December 9, 04:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow showers, mainly after 1am.  Low around 25. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Snow Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers.  High near 31. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 26. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of snow after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
Snow showers, mainly after 1am. Low around 25. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
Snow showers. High near 31. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Thursday Night
Snow showers. Low around 26. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of snow after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:04 am EST Dec 7, 2016
5am EST Dec 7, 2016-6pm EST Dec 13, 2016
 
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