Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest; Heat Advisories in the Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and a few tornadoes are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heat advisories are in effect across the central and southern Plains, including the Kansas City metro area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 9 Aug 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. Southwest wind around 11 mph.

    Hot

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
2:14 pm EDT Aug 9, 2020
2pm EDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 15, 2020
 
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