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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday August 10 2017

by | Aug 10, 2017 | Weather

MEANINGFUL RAINFALL EXPECTED TODAY – High 84°

RAIN TOTALS: 0.15 inches over the last 24 hours at Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station.

TODAY: Expect a 70% chance of rain and thunderstorms today as a warm front moves northward from south central Alabama. New rainfall amounts up to one-half of an inch are possible, mainly after 1 pm.

Otherwise, mostly cloudy skies with a high temperature near 84°. Calm wind becomes southwesterly at 5 mph in the afternoon.

TONIGHT: 70% remains the number overnight. Mostly cloudy skies with a low around 70°. A south southwest wind at 5 mph calms after midnight.

Look for another one-quarter of an inch of precipitation.

FRIDAY: Rain remains prominently in the forecast (60% chance). Temperatures tick up slightly (86°) under mostly cloudy skies. Look for a south southwest wind at 5 mph.

WEEKEND: Rain seems likely … 50% – Saturday, 50% – Sunday. Daytime highs creep into the upper 80’s; nighttime lows around 70°.

At 8:00 am THURSDAY Current Conditions at the Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station:

OVERCAST – 73°
Dewpoint: 71°
Humidity: 92%
Wind: South 6 mph
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Barometer: 30.18 inHg (rising)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:05 am
Sunset = 7:39 pm
UV Intensity = 9.5 HIGH (peak 11 am to 2 pm)

MOON
Waning Gibbous – 92% Full
Set: 8:46 am
Rise: 9:37 pm

Average Low = 65°
Average High = 92°
Average Rainfall = 0.10 inches
Record Low = 56° (1996)
Record High = 101° (2000)

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

This Day In National Weather History
1856

The Isle Derniere (Last Island) disaster occurred off the coast of Louisiana. A storm tide drowned 140 vacationers as a five-foot wave swept over Low Island during a hurricane. (The Weather Channel)

1882

Sandusky OH noted a four-minute snow squall during the morning, frost was reported in the suburbs of Chicago, and a killing frost was reported at Cresco, IA. (The Weather Channel)

1898

The temperature at Pendleton OR climbed all the way to 119 degrees at set a state record. (The Weather Channel)

1924

Colorado’s deadliest tornado killed a woman and nine children in one house along its twenty-mile path east southeast of Thurman. Mennonite men had left the farm to provide possible aid, as the 200-yard wide storm was first seen while far away.(The Weather Channel)

1936

1936 – The temperature soared to 114 degrees at Plain Dealing, LA, and reached 120 degrees at Ozark AR to establish record highs for those two states. (The Weather Channel)

1987

Unseasonably hot weather continued in the southeastern U.S. Ten cities in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina reported record high temperatures for the date. Macon GA hit 101 degrees. A tropical depression deluged southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana with torrential rains. (The National Weather Summary)

1988

Citizens of Bluefield, WV, where the Chamber of Commerce provides free lemonade on days when the temperature warms into the 90s, were able to celebrate their record high of 90 degrees. Eight other cities also reported record high temperatures for the date, including Bismarck ND with a reading of 102 degrees.(The National Weather Summary)

1989

Thirty-eight cities in the south central and southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Asheville NC with a reading of 48 degrees, and Victoria TX with a low of 63 degrees. Oklahoma City OK reported a record cool afternoon high of 71 degrees, and the daily high of 64 degrees at Raleigh NC established a record for August. In Arizona, a record sixty-four-day streak of 100 degree days at Phoenix came to an end.(The National Weather Summary)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday August 10 2017

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Timothy Collins

Originally from Asheville, NC, Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at cullmantoday@gmail.com and/or (256) 615-8260.

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