Tropical Storm Claudette Impacts the Gulf Coast; Severe Weather from the Central Plains to the Ohio Valley; Heat Wave Persists in West

Claudette is expected to produce heavy rainfall and life-threatening flash flooding across coastal Mississippi and Alabama, and the far western Florida Panhandle through the afternoon. Severe thunderstorms are expected from the central High Plains to the mid Mississippi Valley and parts of the Ohio Valley. Dangerous and record-breaking heat will continue across a large portion of the western U.S. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bessemer Airport (KEKY)

Lat: 33.31°NLon: 86.93°WElev: 699ft.

Light Rain

22°C

71°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 1001.1 mb (30.02 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 13 km
Last update 19 Jun 7:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bessemer AL

Flash Flood Watch until June 20, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until June 20, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  High near 24. East wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 24. East wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Bessemer AL
 33.36°N 86.96°W
6:58 am CDT Jun 19, 2021
8am CDT Jun 19, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 25, 2021
 
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