CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday August 9 2017

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

RAIN TOTALS: 0.42 inches over the last 24 hours at Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station.

TODAY: Wet pattern continues. Expect rainfall amounts up to one-half inch over the next 24 hours. This precipitation will once again come in the form of bands of mostly garden-variety thunderstorms with dry spells in between. The worst of the rain is moving west-to-east just south of Cullman County this morning; chances of precipitation are 60% today.

A thick cloud cover will continue to hold temperatures almost 10° below seasonal normal (83°) with very high dew points. Winds will pick up from the southeast at 5 mph.

TONIGHT: More of the same. Rain chances will be at 40% overnight. Mostly cloudy skies with a low around 70°. A south southeast wind at 5 mph calms after midnight.

FRIDAY: Rain remains prominently in the forecast (60% chance). Temperatures tick up slightly (85°) under mostly cloudy skies. Look for a southwest wind at 5 mph.

WEEKEND: Rain seems likely … 40% – Saturday, 90% – Sunday. Daytime highs creep into the upper 80’s; nighttime lows around 70°.

At 6:30 am THURSDAY Current Conditions at the Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station:

FOG – 69°
Dewpoint: 68°
Humidity: 98%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 0.50 miles
Barometer: 30.12 inHg (steady)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:05 am
Sunset = 7:40 pm
UV Intensity = 9.5 HIGH (peak 11 am to 2 pm)

Waning Gibbous – 97% Full
Set: 7:48 am
Rise: 9:01 pm

Average Low = 65°
Average High = 92°
Average Rainfall = 0.10 inches
Record Low = 54° (1976)
Record High = 102° (2007)

Low = 64°
High = 91°
Rainfall Total = 3.29”
Record July Low = 48° (1992)
Record July High = 108° (2007)

This Day In National Weather History

The second most deadly tornado in New England history struck Wallingford CT killing 34 persons, injuring 100 others, and destroying thirty homes. The tornado started as a waterspout over a dam on the Quinnipiac River. It was 400 to 600 feet wide and had a short path length of two miles. (The Weather Channel)


A tornado hit Cincinnati OH killing four persons and causing fifteen million dollars property damage. The tornado moved in a southeasterly direction at 40 to 50 mph. (The Weather Channel)


Florida baked in the summer heat. Nine cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Jacksonville with a reading of 101 degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 98 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


Tropical Storm Beryl deluged Biloxi with 6.32 inches of rain in 24 hours, and in three days drenched Pascagoula MS with 15.85 inches of rain. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Southern Plains Region and over the Central High Plains Region. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 92 mph at Harrah. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Evening thunderstorms in Arizona deluged Yuma with record torrential rains for the second time in two weeks. The rainfall total of 5.25 inches at the Yuma Quartermaster Depot established a state 24-hour record and was nearly double the normal annual rainfall. Some of the homes were left with four feet of water in them. Seventy-six cities in the south central and eastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. Lake Charles LA equaled their record for August with a low of 61 degrees. Canaan Valley WV was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 32 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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