Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

87°F

31°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 25 May 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:03 pm EDT May 25, 2016
5pm EDT May 25, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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