Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Overcast

30°C

86°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 15 km/h
Barometer 1015.5 mb (30.02 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index33°C (91°F)
Last update 18 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham International Airport AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 30. West wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 30 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 30 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 30 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 30. West wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham International Airport AL
 33.58°N 86.76°W
2:33 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
3pm CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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