Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.96°NLon: -85.67°WElev: 794ft.

Partly Cloudy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

Winter Weather Advisory February 12, 07:00am until February 12, 07:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. West southwest wind around 11 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow after 10am. High near 23. Blustery, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -7. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -2 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. West southwest wind around 11 mph.
Friday
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow after 10am. High near 23. Blustery, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -7. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
2:03 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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