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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 7:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°N Lon: 86.75°W Elev: 643ft.

For More Weather Information:

Birmingham, AL Local Forecast Office

2 Miles SE Birmingham International Airport AL

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 2 Miles SE Birmingham International Airport AL
 33.53°N 86.73°W
Last Update: 4:03 am CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9am CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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