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: 33.51°NLon: -86.82°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

42°F

6°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.44 in (1031.1 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 13 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 56. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 56. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.51°N 86.82°W
1:05 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
1pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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