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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding in the Southwest and Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 27 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.51°N 86.82°W
8:33 am CDT Jul 27, 2017
10am CDT Jul 27, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2017
 
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