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Severe Weather Continues Today Across the Eastern U.S.; Very Wet in Hawaii

Severe thunderstorms continue ahead of a cold front stretching from the Deep South to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Damaging winds will be the greatest threat from these storms, although, isolated tornadoes will be possible. Storms may also produce large hail and flash flooding. In the Pacific, a strong trough is bringing very heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding to Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 1 Mar 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

Tornado Watch until March 1, 06:00pm
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Tornado Watch
  •  
    Tornado Watch until March 1, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Wed

    Tornado Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 78. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 34.

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 78. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.81°W
2:33 pm CST Mar 1, 2017
3pm CST Mar 1, 2017-6pm CST Mar 7, 2017
 
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