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Active weather from Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest

A storm system in the northern U.S. will bring a variety of weather across several states from the Northern Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Saturday. Several inches of early-season snow are forecast in the higher elevations of Idaho and western Montana. Locally-heavy rain will accompany strong thunderstorms in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Current conditions at

Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Regional Airport (KTCL)

Lat: 33.22°NLon: 87.61°WElev: 171ft.

Fog/Mist

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 5 Sep 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Forkland AL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Labor Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Forkland AL
 32.63°N 87.88°W
5:08 am CDT Sep 5, 2015
5am CDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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