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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

A Few Clouds

91°F

33°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Aug 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Birmingham AL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Birmingham AL
 33.56°N 86.84°W
6:33 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
6pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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