Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Mostly Cloudy

30°C

86°F

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed W 19 km/h
Barometer 1014.2 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index31°C (88°F)
Last update 27 Jul 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind around 18 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North northwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. East northeast wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. East northeast wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East northeast wind 13 to 18 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind around 18 km/h.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North northwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. East northeast wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. East northeast wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East northeast wind 13 to 18 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 189 m)
4:03 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
5pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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