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Decreasing Clouds Today; Next Chance of Precipitation Wednesday

A system will depart the region this morning, with clearing skies following in its wake. Our next chance of rain and snow arrives Wednesday morning as a cold front moves in. Read More >


March 2016 Climate Statistics


Grand Rapids, MI Sunshine Climatology + 2016 Monthly Values



  • River levels continue running high due to above normal precipitation in March
  • Flooding could affect homes along the Muskegon River near Croton through Wednesday
  • Lowland flooding will be common in a number of flood-prone spots near rivers.
  • Major flooding is not expected.

Click here for the most recent flood warning product.

Click here for the most recent flood advisory product.

River Levels

The blue curve on the left half of the chart is the measured river level over the past several days. The purple curve on the right half of the chart is the forecast river level over the next week. Click on a chart for additional information. Click here for current information about all river levels around the area.

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Muskegon River at Evart Muskegon River at Croton Rogue River at Rockford


Grand River at Ionia Grand River at Lowell Grand River at Comstock Park

Spotter Training Schedule:

2016 NWS Grand Rapids Weather Spotter Training Schedule

Spotter Classes start promptly at the time listed below.  Classes are free and open to the public.  Classes that require registration due to limited space are listed below.  If ‘Registration Required’ is not listed below, there is no registration for the class offering.


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Saturday, April 16, 2016

2:00pm - 4:00pm

2424 Washington Road

Lansing, MI 48911

Ingham County

Saturday, April 23, 2016

10:00am - 12:00pm

Clare County Transportation Cabinet

1473 Transportation Drive

Harrison, MI 48625

Clare County

Saturday, April 23, 2016

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Central Michigan University

Brooks Hall - Room 176

Isabella County and

Central Michigan University

Saturday, April 30, 2016

10:00am - 12:00pm

Alma College

Swanson Academic Center

614 Superior Street

Alma, MI

Gratiot County


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