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Strong/Damaging Winds on Sunday, Wintry travel developing Sunday afternoon and evening

Widespread strong and damaging winds are expected on Sunday, developing in the morning. Winds will gust to 50-60 mph from the west. Power outages are likely, possibly lasting days. Snow showers will develop Sunday afternoon and last into Sunday night. Poor travel conditions develop Sunday afternoon due to low visibility (snow) and slippery roads especially north of I-96. 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.

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