Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. 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

78°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed E 14 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Aug 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Kentwood MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 67. East wind 7 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Low around 67. East wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 13 to 16 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Kentwood MI
 42.87°N 85.59°W (Elev. 722 ft)
2:04 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
2pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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