Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Overcast

22°C

72°F

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1014.9 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (55°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 24 May 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southeast wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southeast wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 189 m)
11:03 pm EDT May 24, 2016
11pm EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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