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Strong Thunderstorms Possible for Portions of the Great Lake States

Storms over the Great Lake States may contain heavy rain and strong winds. More thunderstorms are possible over the Desert Southwest and central Plains. High fire danger continues in the Great Basin. Very warm and humid conditions continue across the south, southeast and mid-Atlantic states.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Sep 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Birmingham AL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Labor Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.79°W
2:07 am CDT Sep 4, 2015
2am CDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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