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

28°C

83°F

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1014.2 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (60°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
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 31. South wind around 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind around 15 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.79°W
1:06 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
1pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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