Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue 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.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 29 Apr 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind around 8 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. East wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. East wind 7 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
6:03 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
6pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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