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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Apr 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.81°W
9:34 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
9am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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