Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. 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

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 17 Jan 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle before 11pm, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 11pm and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. North northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. East northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle before 11pm, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 11pm and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. North northwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. East northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
12:06 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
12pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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