Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 8 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.51°N 86.82°W
1:53 pm CDT May 8, 2021
3pm CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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