Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 6 Jul 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Birmingham AL

Heat Advisory until July 7, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 7, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 97.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 97.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Birmingham AL
 33.51°N 86.79°W
4:19 am CDT Jul 6, 2022
5am CDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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