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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.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 May 11:53 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Rest Of Today
A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms until midday...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Tonight
Showers and scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph becoming southwest overnight. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Saturday
Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph increasing to north 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.
Monday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Thursday
Partly sunny until midday then becoming mostly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
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734 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015
 
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