Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 25 May 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
10:03 am EDT May 25, 2016
10am EDT May 25, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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