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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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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 37%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1023.9 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 4 May 2:53 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.79°W
2:51 pm CDT May 4, 2015
4pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 10, 2015
 
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