Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 42.88°NLon: 85.52°WElev: 794ft.

Partly Cloudy

18°C

65°F

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed W 22 km/h
Barometer 1009.0 mb (29.79 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (35°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 3 May 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Low around 8. Southwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers likely.  High near 11. North wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. North wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. North wind around 14 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 21.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Low around 8. Southwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers likely. High near 11. North wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 6. North wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. North wind around 14 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 9am. Sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 189 m)
5:03 pm EDT May 3, 2016
6pm EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 10, 2016
 
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