Widespread, Significant Severe Storms; Blistering Heat; Persistent Monsoon and Fire Weather Threats

A swath of severe weather is forecast from the Middle South to the Great Lakes. Very large hail, significant damaging winds, and tornadoes will be possible; especially; from northwestern Tennessee to southwestern Ohio. The south-central U.S. remains excessively hot, with Heat Indices over 110 degrees. Monsoon moisture continues threats of local flash floods, and dry thunderstorms in the west. 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

27°C

80°F

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 26 km/h
Barometer 1005.9 mb (29.72 in)
Dewpoint 20°C (68°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 20 Jul 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 28. South southeast wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 19. Southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. East southeast wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. East northeast wind around 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely 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 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 31.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 28. South southeast wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 19. Southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 26. East southeast wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. East northeast wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. East northeast wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 189 m)
1:05 pm EDT Jul 20, 2018
2pm EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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