Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast

84°F

29°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 10 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

Severe T-storm Watch until August 11, 12:00am
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 11, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Tue

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am.  Low around 67. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Light southeast wind.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light east southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Low around 67. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Light southeast wind.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light east southeast wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:08 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
6pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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