Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.58 in (1001.6 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill53°F (12°C)
Last update 4 May 3:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 51. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers, mainly before 3pm.  High near 52. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North northeast wind around 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 51. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers, mainly before 3pm. High near 52. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North northeast wind around 13 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 9am. Sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
3:03 am EDT May 4, 2016
4am EDT May 4, 2016-6pm EDT May 10, 2016
 
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