Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains today. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

60°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
9:06 am EDT Aug 25, 2019
9am EDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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