Heat & Humidity Move into West Michigan

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WEST MICHIGAN — It’s been nearly two years since Grand Rapids hit 90 degrees but this weekend that record looks to be broken.

Hot and humid air will continue to move into the Great Lakes region allowing temperatures and heat index values to climb to uncomfortable levels.


A HEAT ADVISORY has been posted for the areas along and south of I-96 from noon until 9pm Saturday. Temperatures will climb quickly throughout Saturday morning into the 80s and 90s. Hot surface temperatures combined with abundant humidity will make for feel-like temperatures between 95 and 105.


Temperatures were already climbing Friday, high temperatures inched closer to 90 degrees by early evening. Heat index values climbed in excess of 90 degrees for most of the later afternoon and early evening.


Relief will come Monday as cooler and more comfortable air settles into the Great Lakes dropping temperatures back into the low to mid 80s.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.