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Slight risk of severe weather on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects a slight risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

21°C

70°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 2 Aug 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Rapids MI

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h increasing to 29 to 39 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Low around 18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 27 to 37 km/h decreasing to 8 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h increasing to 29 to 39 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Low around 18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 27 to 37 km/h decreasing to 8 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming light after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Rapids MI
 42.96°N 85.67°W (Elev. 189 m)
8:03 am EDT Aug 2, 2015
8am EDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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