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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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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

59°F

15°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 8:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Patchy Frost

    Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Morning Frost

    Morning
    Frost

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy frost after 1am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday
Patchy frost before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
8:03 pm EDT May 22, 2015
10pm EDT May 22, 2015-6pm EDT May 29, 2015
 
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