Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 12 Dec 8:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI

  • Today

    Today: Snow, mainly after noon.  High near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow, mixing with freezing drizzle after 8pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then rain between 9pm and 4am, then rain and snow after 4am.  Low around 31. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly after noon. High near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of snow, mixing with freezing drizzle after 8pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then rain between 9pm and 4am, then rain and snow after 4am. Low around 31. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI
 42.89°N 85.53°W (Elev. 797 ft)
9:09 am EST Dec 12, 2018
9am EST Dec 12, 2018-6pm EST Dec 18, 2018
 
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