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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am.  Low around 39. Breezy, with an east wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 54. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 31. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of snow before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 3pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then scattered snow showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered rain showers before 9pm, then scattered rain and snow showers between 9pm and 10pm, then scattered snow showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Low around 39. Breezy, with an east wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 54. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 31. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 3pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then scattered snow showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Scattered rain showers before 9pm, then scattered rain and snow showers between 9pm and 10pm, then scattered snow showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Scattered snow showers before 10am, then scattered rain and snow showers between 10am and 11am, then scattered rain showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Periods of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:04 pm EST Feb 23, 2017
7pm EST Feb 23, 2017-6pm EST Mar 2, 2017
 
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