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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist and Breezy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 23 G 35 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 30 Apr 3:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Grand Rapids MI

Flood Watch until May 1, 08:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until May 1, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Mon

    Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 41. East wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 56. East wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Temperature falling to near 50 by 10pm, then rising to around 61 during the remainder of the night. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. South southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Areas of frost after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Cloudy then
    Areas Frost

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Areas Frost
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 41. East wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 56. East wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Temperature falling to near 50 by 10pm, then rising to around 61 during the remainder of the night. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 60. South southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Areas of frost after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Grand Rapids MI
 42.98°N 85.64°W (Elev. 748 ft)
4:04 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
4am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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