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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Light Rain

58°F

14°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 12:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE East Grand Rapids MI

Flood Watch until February 21, 05:00pm
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Wed

    Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Widespread fog. Steady temperature around 53. South southwest wind around 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Widespread fog, mainly before 1pm. High near 61. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Fog

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Areas of fog before 1am. Low around 34. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North northwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Widespread fog. Steady temperature around 53. South southwest wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Widespread fog, mainly before 1pm. High near 61. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog before 1am. Low around 34. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North northwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 2am, then a chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE East Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.61°W (Elev. 761 ft)
1:05 am EST Feb 20, 2018
1am EST Feb 20, 2018-6pm EST Feb 26, 2018
 
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