Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 20 Sep 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 82. East wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 75 by 11am, then falling to around 68 during the remainder of the day. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 82. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 75 by 11am, then falling to around 68 during the remainder of the day. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
12:06 pm EDT Sep 20, 2018
12pm EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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