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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Overcast

62°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 17 Apr 10:53 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°N Lon: 86.75°W Elev: 643ft.

For More Weather Information:

Birmingham, AL Local Forecast Office

2 Miles SW Alton AL

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Areas Drizzle

    Areas
    Drizzle

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of drizzle before 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 66. East wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 2 Miles SW Alton AL
 33.59°N 86.62°W
Last Update: 8:46 pm CDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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