Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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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

64°F

18°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 16 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Kentwood MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Kentwood MI
 42.83°N 85.59°W (Elev. 751 ft)
8:03 pm EDT May 5, 2016
8pm EDT May 5, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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