Winter Storm Departing Northeast; Cold Front To Deliver Locally Heavy Snow for the Northern To Southern Rockies and Upper Midwest

The early season, record winter storm is gradually departing the Northeast U.S. today but lingering impacts of heavy snow, mixed precipitation, in gusty winds and coastal flooding continue. Meanwhile, a cold front plunging through the Upper Midwest and Front Range of the Rockies will produce localized heavy snow from North Dakota to southern Minnesota and from the northern to central Rockies. 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

38°F

3°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 16 Nov 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered sprinkles before 5pm, then scattered sprinkles with isolated showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely after 2am.  Patchy fog after 5am. Patchy freezing fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Patchy fog before 9am. Patchy freezing fog before 9am. High near 36. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered sprinkles before 5pm, then scattered sprinkles with isolated showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely after 2am. Patchy fog after 5am. Patchy freezing fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Patchy freezing fog before 9am. High near 36. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thanksgiving Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI
 42.89°N 85.53°W (Elev. 797 ft)
2:06 pm EST Nov 16, 2018
3pm EST Nov 16, 2018-6pm EST Nov 22, 2018
 
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