Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Jul 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Birmingham AL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Birmingham AL
 33.56°N 86.84°W
4:08 am CDT Jul 18, 2019
4am CDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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