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.

Overcast

83°F

28°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Apr 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    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: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    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

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. 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
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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
1:06 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
1pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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