Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. 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

90°F

32°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 23 Jul 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Light west wind.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Light west wind.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
3:03 pm EDT Jul 23, 2016
3pm EDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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