Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.96°NLon: -85.58°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1025.5 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 14 Feb 3:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE East Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Southeast wind around 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 16. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Southeast wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after 7pm. Low around 16. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 1am, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE East Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.58°W (Elev. 797 ft)
3:03 pm EST Feb 14, 2016
4pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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