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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week. 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 with Haze

46°F

8°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 23 Feb 8:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Kentwood MI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Low around 39. Breezy, with an east northeast 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 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 58. East wind 8 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 35. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain showers likely before 8am, then rain and snow showers likely between 8am and 3pm, then snow showers likely after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Isolated snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered snow showers, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Low around 39. Breezy, with an east northeast 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 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 58. East wind 8 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Low around 35. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain showers likely before 8am, then rain and snow showers likely between 8am and 3pm, then snow showers likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Isolated snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Scattered snow showers, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
Scattered rain showers before 8pm, then scattered rain and snow showers between 8pm and 9pm, then scattered snow showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Periods of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Kentwood MI
 42.83°N 85.59°W (Elev. 751 ft)
9:03 am EST Feb 23, 2017
9am EST Feb 23, 2017-6pm EST Mar 1, 2017
 
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