Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Tuscaloosa Regional Airport (KTCL)

Lat: 33.21°NLon: 87.62°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

98°F

37°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index104°F (40°C)
Last update 11 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Tuscaloosa AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Tuscaloosa AL
 33.23°N 87.54°W
4:10 pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
5pm CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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