Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Apr 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 81. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Low around 67. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 81. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Low around 67. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.51°N 86.82°W
5:06 pm CDT Apr 30, 2016
5pm CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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