Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. 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

67°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Sep 12:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 81. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 11 to 17 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 81. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 11 to 17 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
1:04 am EDT Sep 20, 2018
1am EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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