Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Partly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 24 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.81°W
11:36 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
11am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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