Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.55°NLon: -86.76°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham International Airport AL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and sleet, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Sleet

    Low: 36 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet, becoming all rain after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Sleet
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and sleet, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet, becoming all rain after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham International Airport AL
 33.55°N 86.76°W
10:34 am CST Feb 11, 2016
11am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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