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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday August 13 2017

by | Aug 13, 2017 | Weather

RAIN REPRIEVE … FOR A DAY – High 87°

TODAY: Mostly sunny skies with a high temperature near 87°. The calm wind picks up from the north-northwest this afternoon at 5 mph.

Just a slight chance for thunderstorms today (20%) mainly during the afternoon hours. This evening and overnight, thunderstorm chances
will increase as a disturbance moves east towards Cullman County. Heavy rain
leading to localized flooding will be the main threat with those storms.

TONIGHT: 30% rain chance in the early morning hours. Mostly cloudy skies with a low around 70°. Calm wind.

MONDAY: Rain returns … 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, high near 86°. The calm wind picks up from the southwest at 5 mph in the afternoon.

Rainfall amounts up to one-half of an inch are possible.

WEEK AHEAD: High humidity and significant chances of passing thunderstorms continue throughout the week. Daytime high temperatures expected in the mid-80’s with nighttime lows around 70°.

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

CLEARING FOG – 71°
Dewpoint: 70°
Humidity: 97%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 2.50 miles
Barometer: 30.04 inHg (rising)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:07 am
Sunset = 7:36 pm
UV Intensity = 8.9 VERY HIGH (peak 11 am to 2 pm)

MOON
Waning Gibbous – 67% Full
Set: 11:52 am
Rise: 11:48 pm

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 66°
Average High = 92°
Average Rainfall = 0.13 inches
Record Low = 51° (1979)
Record High = 106° (2007)

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
1831

A blue sun was widely observed in the southern states. The phenomena was believed to have pre-staged Nat Turner’s slave uprising. (David Ludlum)

1919

High winds and heavy rain struck the Middle Atlantic Coast Region. In New Jersey, winds gusted to 60 mph at Atlantic City, and nine inches of rain fell at Tuckerton. The wind and rain leveled crops and stripped trees of fruit causing several million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)

1980

The afternoon high at New York City was just 89 degrees. But there were fifteen days of 90 degree heat during the month, their hottest August of record. (The Weather Channel)

1985

Hail larger than golf balls, driven by 70 mph winds, moved down crops, stripped trees, and broke windows, near Logan KS. Road graders cleared three-foot drifts of hail on Kansas Highway 9 east of Logan. (The Weather Channel)

1987

Thunderstorms deluged the Central Gulf Coast States with torrential rains. Thunderstorms in Mississippi drenched Marion County with up to 15 inches of rain during the morning hours, with 12.2 inches reported at Columbia. Floodwaters swept cars away in the Lakeview subdivision of Columbia when the Lakeview Dam broke. Flash flooding caused more than three million dollars damage in Marion County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
1988 – A dozen cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date. Lansing MI reported a record 35 days of 90-degree weather for the year, Detroit MI reported a record 37 days of 90-degree heat for the year, and Williamsport PA reported a record 38 days of 90 degree weather for the year. (The National Weather Summary)

1989

Thunderstorms developing in a tropical airmass over the northeastern U.S. soaked Connecticut and Massachusetts with four to eight inches of rain over the weekend, between the 11th and 13th of the month. Hartford CT received 7.70 inches of rain. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday August 13 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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