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Heavy rain possible across parts of Midwest

A storm system moving across the central U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms to parts of the Midwest on Friday, with the possibility of heavy rain and flash flooding for some locations. Remember, it takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car. If you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around Don't Drown.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 28 Aug 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mountain Brook AL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Mountain Brook AL
 33.48°N 86.74°W
6:36 pm CDT Aug 28, 2015
7pm CDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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