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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.62°NLon: -86.81°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Fultondale AL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

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

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: 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.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and sleet before midnight, then rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Sleet
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 55. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and sleet before midnight, then rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 55. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Fultondale AL
 33.62°N 86.81°W
3:06 am CST Feb 12, 2016
3am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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