Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast

82°F

28°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
12:08 pm EDT Aug 20, 2019
12pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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