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A Round of Storms Overnight with Potential Strong Winds

A round of showers and thunderstorms are expected early Friday morning, which may contain strong winds. Storms in Wisconsin will sweep east and into Lower Michigan overnight. The best chance for storms will occur between 200am and 800am early Friday morning. The storms should move south and east of the area during the morning hours of Friday between 800am and 1100am. Read More >

NWS Grand Rapids Virtual Weather Spotter Training Schedule


Spotter training classes for Spring 2021 have been completed. If you were not able to attend a session and want to train on your own, you can take this online MetEd course through the COMET Program. You can also learn more about meteorology and the 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.

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