Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.53°NLon: -86.79°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 12 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 60. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and sleet between 7pm and 1am, then rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Sleet
    then
    Rain/Sleet
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain likely before 7am, then showers, mainly after 7am.  High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 60. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and sleet between 7pm and 1am, then rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely before 7am, then showers, mainly after 7am. High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.79°W
9:34 am CST Feb 12, 2016
10am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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