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Potential for Torrential Rain This Afternoon and Evening

Shower and isolated thunderstorm development is expected this afternoon. Very heavy rainfall will be possible with rainfall rates of one to two inches per hour possible. This excessive rainfall will cause ponding of water on roadways...especially in urban areas. Read More >

2018 NWS Grand Rapids Weather Spotter Training Schedule

 

Spotter training classes for Spring 2018 have been completed! The schedule for the Spring 2019 Spotter Training classes will be posted here in early 2019. If you would like to take spotter training before our next classes, you can take this online MetEd course through the COMET Program. You can also learn more about meteorology and our atmosphere at JetStream - An Online School for Weather. Once you have completed training, contact the Emergency Management office in your city/county to find out what you can do to become involved with their spotter program.

Please e-mail us with any questions: w-grr.webmaster@noaa.gov

Looking for courses held in nearby regions of Michigan?

Southeast Michigan (NWS Detroit)

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