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.

Mostly Cloudy

92°F

33°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 5 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Alton AL

Heat Advisory until July 6, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 6, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 95.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 95.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Alton AL
 33.61°N 86.59°W
4:10 pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
4pm CDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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