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: 33.46°NLon: -86.74°WElev: 643ft.

A Few Clouds

43°F

6°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cahaba Heights AL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and sleet between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Sleet
    then Chance
    Rain/Sleet

    Low: 39 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain before 7am, then showers, mainly after 7am.  High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and sleet between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain before 7am, then showers, mainly after 7am. High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cahaba Heights AL
 33.46°N 86.74°W
7:34 am CST Feb 12, 2016
8am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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