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Heavy Rains and Potential for Flash Floods

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rains will be possible from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast Tuesday. In addition, heavy rains possible in the central Plains and southern Rockies. Heavy rain threat moves into the southern Mid-Atlantic Wednesday. Dry conditions remain out west where isolated dry thunderstorms could exacerbate ongoing fires and start new fires. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Muscle Shoals, North West Alabama Regional Airport (KMSL)

Lat: 34.74°NLon: 87.6°WElev: 548ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Sheffield AL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Sheffield AL
 34.75°N 87.79°W (Elev. 499 ft)
6:58 am CDT Aug 22, 2017
7am CDT Aug 22, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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