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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 6 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Birmingham AL

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Birmingham AL
 33.56°N 86.84°W
2:55 pm CDT May 6, 2015
6pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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