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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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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

86°F

30°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 15 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 2 Aug 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Low around 65. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Low around 65. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Grand Rapids MI
 42.98°N 85.64°W (Elev. 748 ft)
12:03 pm EDT Aug 2, 2015
12pm EDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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