Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. 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

70°F

21°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 83. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 67. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 83. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 67. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind around 8 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
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)
9:05 am EDT Jul 20, 2018
10am EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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