Snow in the Rockies and High Plains

A surge of cold air will bring rapidly falling temperatures and snow to spread across the Rockies, Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes over the next couple of days. Heavy showers and thunderstorms will continue to bring a threat of flash and urban flooding, hail, and strong/gusty winds to the Florida peninsula into midweek. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

12°C

53°F

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 26 G 41 km/h
Barometer 1007.1 mb (29.74 in)
Dewpoint 1°C (33°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill9°C (48°F)
Last update 19 Apr 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI

Freeze Watch April 20, 08:00pm until April 22, 11:00am
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Freeze Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers, mainly before 2pm.  Temperature falling to around 7 by 1pm. West wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Widespread frost before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 4. West northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -4. North wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -4 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 6. West northwest wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread frost after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Frost

    Low: -3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 11.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 2 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly before 2pm. Temperature falling to around 7 by 1pm. West wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 4. West northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -4. North wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6. West northwest wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Widespread frost after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 11.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Friday Night
A chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport MI
 42.89°N 85.53°W (Elev. 243 m)
9:03 am EDT Apr 19, 2021
9am EDT Apr 19, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2021
 
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