Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. 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

19°C

67°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 19 km/h
Barometer 1004.9 mb (29.69 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 14 km
Last update 21 Jul 12:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 2am.  Low around 18. East southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Patchy fog between 9am and 11am. High near 24. East wind around 14 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Low around 19. East northeast wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. East northeast wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 30.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 2am. Low around 18. East southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Patchy fog between 9am and 11am. High near 24. East wind around 14 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Low around 19. East northeast wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. East northeast wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI
 42.89°N 85.53°W (Elev. 243 m)
1:04 am EDT Jul 21, 2018
1am EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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