Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.57°NLon: 86.75°WElev: 643ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

29°C

85°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 33 G 39 km/h
Barometer 1015.9 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index33°C (91°F)
Last update 28 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind around 25 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 15 to 25 km/h decreasing to 5 to 15 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southwest wind around 25 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 15 to 25 km/h decreasing to 5 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.79°W
12:34 pm CDT Jul 28, 2016
1pm CDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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