Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern 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.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 27 May 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N East Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N East Grand Rapids MI
 42.98°N 85.61°W (Elev. 794 ft)
2:04 pm EDT May 27, 2016
3pm EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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