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Severe weather expected for portions of the Central U.S on Thursday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) expects severe weather in the Central U.S on Thursday. The area of greatest concern is in the southern and central Plains. This area has been outlined by SPC as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail, but isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Overnight

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 58. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.81°W
10:25 pm CDT May 6, 2015
3am CDT May 7, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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