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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.30 in (1026.3 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 2:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N East Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Patchy Frost

    Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Morning Frost

    Morning
    Frost

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy frost. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Patchy frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N East Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.61°W (Elev. 761 ft)
3:04 am EDT May 23, 2015
4am EDT May 23, 2015-6pm EDT May 29, 2015
 
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