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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 79. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Low around 62. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
11:03 pm EDT May 25, 2015
12am EDT May 26, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2015
 
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