CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday August 11 2017

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

RAIN TOTALS: 0.30 inches over the last 24 hours at Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station.

TODAY: Flash Flood Watch in effect today … 70% chance of rain and thunderstorms today. 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 86°. Southwest wind at 5 mph.

TONIGHT: 40% rain chance. Mostly cloudy skies with a low around 70°. Calm wind.

SATURDAY: 40% rain chance continues. Temperatures tick up slightly (87°) under partly sunny skies. Look for a northwest wind at 5 mph.

SUNDAY: 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, high near 88°. Calm wind becoming northerly around 5 mph in the afternoon.

At 7:30 am FRIDAY Current Conditions at the Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station:

Dewpoint: 71°
Humidity: 94%
Wind: South 5 mph
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Barometer: 30.12 inHg (steady)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:06 am
Sunset = 7:38 pm
UV Intensity = 10.6 VERY HIGH (peak 11 am to 2 pm)

Waning Gibbous – 86% Full
Set: 9:46 am
Rise: 10:12 pm

Average Low = 65°
Average High = 92°
Average Rainfall = 0.13 inches
Record Low = 57° (1967)
Record High = 102° (1999)

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

This Day In National Weather History

A major hurricane struck Savannah, GA, and Charleston, SC, causing the worst inland flooding since 1607. (David Ludlum)


The temperature at Burlington, VT, soared to a record high of 101 degrees. (The Weather Channel) The Dog Days officially come to an end on this date, having begun the third day in July. Superstition has it that dogs tend to become mad during that time of the year. (The Weather Channel)


Clouds and moisture from Hurricane Allen provided a brief break from the sweltering Texas heatwave, with daily highs mostly in the 70s to lower 90s. (The Weather Channel)


An early evening thunderstorm in Wyoming produced hail up to two inches in diameter from Alva to Hulett. Snow plows had to be used to clear Highway 24 south of Hulett, where hail formed drifts two feet deep. (The National Weather Summary)


Moisture from what remained of Tropical Storm Beryl resulted in torrential rains across eastern Texas. Twelve and a half inches of rain deluged Enterprise TX, which was more than the amount received there during the previous eight months. Philadelphia PA reported a record forty-four days of 90-degree weather for the year. Baltimore MD and Newark NJ reported a record fourteen straight days of 90-degree heat. (The National Weather Summary)


One of the most severe convective outbreaks of the record came to a climax in southern California after four days. Thunderstorms deluged Benton CA with six inches of rain two days in a row, and the flooding which resulted caused more than a million dollars damage to homes and highways. Thunderstorms around Yellowstone Park WY produced four inches of rain in twenty minutes resulting in fifteen mudslides. Thunderstorms over Long Island NY drenched Suffolk County with 8 to 10 inches of rain. Twenty-three cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. It was, for some cities, the fourth straight morning of record cold temperatures. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday August 11 2017

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