Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.53°NLon: -86.81°WElev: 643ft.

A Few Clouds

56°F

13°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 5:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.81°W
6:06 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
6pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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