Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Partly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

Wind Advisory until May 5, 07:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until May 5, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Thu

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 20 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
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.81°W
12:34 pm CDT May 5, 2016
1pm CDT May 5, 2016-6pm CDT May 11, 2016
 
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