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: 33.53°NLon: -86.71°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed N 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1032.7 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 13 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Irondale AL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 56. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 56. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Irondale AL
 33.53°N 86.71°W
9:06 am CST Feb 13, 2016
9am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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