TODAY
Mostly Cloudy
Becoming More Humid
Shower or T-storms Likely
NOON: 69
HIGH: 78
WIND:  SE-S increasing 10-15 mph

SUNRISE  7:02 a.m.
SUNSET   8:24 p.m.

WHAT WE’RE TRACKING
Scattered Showers and Storms Today
Most of Sunday will be Dry
Dry and Pleasant on Monday

TODAY   Mostly cloudy with showers or t-shower likely. Heavy rain is likely at times today with a low chance of severe weather. Steady rain will become more scattered later during the afternoon and evening. Humidity levels will increase this afternoon with highs in the upper 70s.  The wind will increase to 10-15 mph initially from the southeast to south.

TONIGHT Still a chance of showers and storms tonight. Lows will be in the mid to upper 60s.

SUNDAY  Chance of a shower or storm early in the morning as a cold front passes through. Clouds will gradually break up through the day with partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures arriving. Highs will be in the low to mid 80s inland and 70s at the lakeshore.

LOOKING AHEAD  Partly to mostly sunny and warm on Monday with highs in the mid 80s.  Tuesday, we’ll have a chance of a shower or t-shower as a cold front passes through.  The period from Wednesday to Friday of next week looks partly to mostly sunny and pleasant with lower humidity levels and highs between 75-80 degrees.  At this point, there’s no sign of any cool temperatures – summerlike weather continues in Michigan into early September.  However, daylight is shrinking now at the rate of over 2 1/2 minutes per day.

Check out Bill’s Blog.  Bill has an account of how 20 people survived the collapse of the Starbucks in Kokomo, Indiana during a tornado.  There’s an interesting graphic on what part of the U.S. has the best chance of seeing a strong tornado in late August.  The map may surprise you.  He’s also got the latest Great Lakes news and water levels and a look at the number of 90-degree days we’ve had this summer.  Also more on the severe weather threat this Saturday.  Coming Monday monring, the CFS model winter forecast.     Check out Bill’s Blog.  Here’s Lake Michigan Water Temps. and Beach Conditions.  Reeds Lake water temperature from Friday evening was 78.

Grand Rapids, MI Extended Forecast 27 Sat Thunderstorms 78° / 62° F precip: 100% 28 Sun Partly Cloudy 84° / 67° F precip: 30% 29 Mon Partly sunny 86° / 65° F precip: 15% 30 Tue Chc. shower or storm 85° / 66° F precip: 40% 31 Wed Mostly Sunny 79° / 64° F precip: 10% 1 Thu Partly Cloudy 76° / 57° F precip: 10% 2 Fri Partly Cloudy 80° / 57° F precip: 15% Holland, MI Extended Forecast 27 Sat Thunderstorms 78° / 62° F precip: 80% 28 Sun Partly Cloudy 84° / 67° F precip: 30% 29 Mon Partly sunny 86° / 65° F precip: 15% 30 Tue Chc. shower or storm 85° / 66° F precip: 40% 31 Wed Mostly Sunny 79° / 64° F precip: 10% 1 Thu Partly Cloudy 76° / 57° F precip: 10% 2 Fri Partly Cloudy 80° / 57° F precip: 15% Kalamazoo, MI Extended Forecast 27 Sat Thunderstorms 78° / 62° F precip: 80% 28 Sun Partly Cloudy 84° / 67° F precip: 30% 29 Mon Partly sunny 86° / 65° F precip: 15% 30 Tue Chc. shower or storm 85° / 66° F precip: 40% 31 Wed Mostly Sunny 79° / 64° F precip: 10% 1 Thu Partly Cloudy 76° / 57° F precip: 10% 2 Fri Partly Cloudy 80° / 57° F precip: 15% function setWXMapHeight( height ) { var el = document.getElementById( 'maxmap-iframe' ); if ( ! height ) { height = el.contentWindow.document.body.scrollHeight; } el.height = height + "px"; } function getWXMapData() { return {"cid":930205013,"data":{"scriptId":"wxMap","templateId":"0011","memberId":"1289","mapId":"0020","menuItems":"1101,0001","latitude":"42.97","longitude":"-85.673","zoomLevel":6,"opacity":0.6,"persistOpacity":"false"}}; } Grand RapidsLakeshore ForecastKalamazoo Forecast8 Day ForecastDay PlannerFuturecastSW Mich ForecastSE Mich ForecastNorthern Mich ForecastWestern UP Forecast