Storm Team 8 Forecast


TODAY
Warm and Muggy
Chance Few Showers/Storms
*Heaviest Rain late tonight
HIGH: 81
LOW:  63
WINDS:  SW 5-15 mph

SUNRISE 6:14 a.m.
SUNSET  9:21 p.m.

LAKE MICHIGAN
LOW RISK  for rip currents from Holland to the south, MODERATE RISK from Grand Haven to the north
WAVES   1-2
WINDS S-SW 5-15 knots

What We’re Tracking:
Warm & Muggy, Chance Few Showers or T-Showers Today
Better Chance for Heavier Showers/Strong to Severe Storms Tonight

SYNOPSIS   It will be a warm and muggy day.  A few morning showers are possible, but there will be a much better chance for heavier showers and possibly severe storms later this evening into tonight, with highs in the low 80s.

TONIGHT    The Storm Prediction Center has the area from Central Ottawa and Southern Kent Counties to the south included in the Slight Risk for potential severe storms later this evening and tonight.  The primary threats will be heavy rainfall, frequent lightning and strong, gusty winds.

SUNDAY  A few showers are possible Sunday, but much of the day will be breezy and dry.  Partial sunshine will return, with highs near 80 degrees, but it will be cooler near Lake Michigan.

MONDAY  We’ll have a chance of an isolated shower or thundershower on Monday, with highs in the upper 70s.

LOOKING AHEAD  Sharply cooler air arrives for the middle of next week.  We’ll see daytime temperatures in the mid 60s on Tuesday and low 70s on Wednesday.  We’ll see a chance of showers on Tuesday with an isolated afternoon shower or sprinkle possible Wednesday afternoon.

END OF NEXT WEEK  Pleasant weather returns with sunshine for Thursday, Friday and probably Saturday of next week..

Check out Bill’s Blog:  Bill has more on the chance of severe weather this weekend and on the coming cool shot for Tuesday.  He’s also got the latest Great Lakes news and water levels.