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° N Lon: 85.52° W Elev: 794 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Sep 5:53 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Kent County

Tonight
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph overnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms until midday, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph overnight.
Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Light winds.
Sunday
Sunny. Highs around 70.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.
Monday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 40s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 60s.



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303 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018
 
 

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