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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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2 Miles SSE Akron AL

7 Day Forecast

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Birmingham, AL Local Forecast Office

Today

Patchy Fog

Patchy
Fog

High: 97 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 72 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 98 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 74 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 97 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 74 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 98 °F

Sunday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 74 °F

Monday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 98. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
  • Sunday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.