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: 33.57°NLon: -86.73°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 12 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Birmingham International Airport AL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °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. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    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 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. 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. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Birmingham International Airport AL
 33.57°N 86.73°W
10:06 am CST Feb 12, 2016
10am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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