Early Season Winter Storm Moves into the Northeast; Cold Front Brings Snow Across the Northern Rockies into the Upper Midwest

The early season winter storm spreads to the Northeast bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain to the region, in addition to gusty winds and coastal flooding. A series of cold fronts dropping southward from Canada will lead to snow across the Northern/Central Rockies into the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast with Haze

35°F

2°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1008.2 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 16 Nov 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

Winter Weather Advisory until November 16, 10:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until November 16, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 34. South southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of rain showers after noon.  Patchy fog between 7am and 11am. Patchy freezing fog between 7am and 9am. High near 39. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of drizzle before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and midnight, then snow showers likely after midnight.  Patchy fog after 5am. Patchy freezing fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west southwest  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Patchy fog before 8am. Patchy freezing fog before 8am. High near 35. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 34. South southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of rain showers after noon. Patchy fog between 7am and 11am. Patchy freezing fog between 7am and 9am. High near 39. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of drizzle before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and midnight, then snow showers likely after midnight. Patchy fog after 5am. Patchy freezing fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Patchy fog before 8am. Patchy freezing fog before 8am. High near 35. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Monday
A chance of snow showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thanksgiving Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:08 am EST Nov 16, 2018
5am EST Nov 16, 2018-6pm EST Nov 22, 2018
 
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