Major Storm System Bringing A Plethora Of Impacts To The Central And Eastern U.S. This Weekend

A powerful storm system will track from the Plains to the Great Lakes region this weekend. On the cold side of the storm, heavy snow with blizzard conditions are expected over portions of the central and northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding will be possible over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Fog/Mist

3°C

38°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 28 km/h
Barometer 997.6 mb (29.44 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (35°F)
Visibility 4.02 km
Wind Chill-2°C (29°F)
Last update 23 Feb 11:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI

High Wind Warning February 24, 07:00am until February 25, 07:00am
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High Wind Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Temperature rising to around 6 by 3am. Southeast wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Periods of rain showers before 11am, then periods of rain and snow showers between 11am and 1pm, then periods of snow showers after 1pm.  Temperature falling to around -2 by 5pm. Windy, with a west wind 27 to 37 km/h increasing to 45 to 55 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 100 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 centimeters.

    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Periods of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow between 8pm and 4am. Low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -18. Windy, with a west wind 45 to 50 km/h decreasing to 37 to 42 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 90 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 4 centimeters.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -10 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely before 8am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -19. Breezy, with a west wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: -7 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 9pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. West northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: -6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around -10.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -10 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near -2.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -2 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Temperature rising to around 6 by 3am. Southeast wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
Periods of rain showers before 11am, then periods of rain and snow showers between 11am and 1pm, then periods of snow showers after 1pm. Temperature falling to around -2 by 5pm. Windy, with a west wind 27 to 37 km/h increasing to 45 to 55 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 100 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 centimeters.
Sunday Night
Periods of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow between 8pm and 4am. Low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -18. Windy, with a west wind 45 to 50 km/h decreasing to 37 to 42 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 90 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 4 centimeters.
Monday
Snow showers likely before 8am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -19. Breezy, with a west wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 9pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. West northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around -10.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near -2.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Saturday
Snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI
 42.89°N 85.53°W (Elev. 243 m)
11:10 pm EST Feb 23, 2019
12am EST Feb 24, 2019-6pm EST Mar 1, 2019
 
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