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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 2:53 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°N Lon: 86.75°W Elev: 643ft.

For More Weather Information:

Birmingham, AL Local Forecast Office

Birmingham AL

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 75.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.81°W
Last Update: 3:36 pm CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4pm CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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