Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Threats in the South

Organized severe thunderstorms capable of producing mainly large hail and perhaps damaging winds are expected across portions of Louisiana this afternoon with a second round further west tonight. Heavy thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding over portions of the northern Gulf Coast today through Saturday. Several inches of excessive rainfall are possible with Flash Flood Watches in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Overcast

83°F

28°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed S 12 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 13 Apr 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  High near 72. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 46.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. High near 72. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 46.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.51°N 86.82°W
2:09 pm CDT Apr 13, 2021
4pm CDT Apr 13, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 19, 2021
 
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