Heat Continues in the Northeast; Fire Weather Threat Persists in the West

Above normal temperatures are expected to continue into midweek for portions of the Northeast, including the I-95 corridor from New York to southern Maine. Critical fire weather conditions are expected in the interior Pacific Northwest, with additional Red Flag Warnings in effect for the Great Basin and Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 11 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.51°N 86.82°W
7:58 am CDT Aug 11, 2020
8am CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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