Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Last update 17 Aug 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
8:04 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
9am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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