Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.51°N 86.82°W
6:34 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
6am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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