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Monday Forecast: Active Week Ahead

Posted at 6:06 AM, May 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-20 12:03:25-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Warm, humid conditions will continue throughout the day Monday, with the threat of severe thunderstorms developing in the afternoon and evening.

A warm front lifting through the region triggered a few isolated showers in the morning, with a more widespread threat of storms in the afternoon.  High temperatures will climb back into at least the mid-80s in most locations.

As the map above indicates, all of lower Michigan has a slight risk of seeing severe thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, with the greatest threat coming from potentially damaging straight-line winds.

Periods of showers and storms are likely to continue into the middle of the week as a slow-moving upper-level system moves into the Great Lakes.

Cooler weather is on the way for later in the week; check out the 7 Day Forecast and interactive radar anytime on the Weather page.