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Tropics remain active

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for Erica as yet another tropical system, Fred, forms in the eastern Atlantic. Remnants of Erika could still produce heavy rainfall and gusty winds across southern and central Florida on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for two hurricanes, Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Regional Airport (KTCL)

Lat: 33.22°NLon: 87.61°WElev: 171ft.

Light Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 30 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Tuscaloosa AL

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Tuscaloosa AL
 33.23°N 87.54°W
8:06 am CDT Aug 30, 2015
9am CDT Aug 30, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 5, 2015
 
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