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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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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

79°F

26°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 28 May 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N East Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 67. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N East Grand Rapids MI
 42.98°N 85.61°W (Elev. 794 ft)
6:03 pm EDT May 28, 2015
7pm EDT May 28, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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