Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1023.0 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 18 Jan 3:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 07:00pm until January 19, 04:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 29. North wind around 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 17. East northeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly before noon.  High near 22. East northeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -8. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 15.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 29. North wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after 10pm. Low around 17. East northeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Saturday
Snow, mainly before noon. High near 22. East northeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -8. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 15.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely before 8pm, then rain and snow between 8pm and 1am, then snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
3:07 pm EST Jan 18, 2019
4pm EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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