Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

A Few Clouds

87°F

31°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SE 12 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 27 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.79°W
1:06 pm CDT May 27, 2016
2pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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