Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. 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

71°F

22°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 67. East wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 67. East wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
10:06 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
10am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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