CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday October 5 2017

by | Oct 5, 2017 | Weather

CALM, BEAUTIFUL OCTOBER WEATHER – High 81°

TODAY: Sunny skies. High of 81°. Gentle east winds.

TONIGHT: Skies remain mostly clear. Low around 58°. East-northeast wind at 5 mph.

FRIDAY: Sunny, high near 84°. East wind around 5 mph.

IMAGE: Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall was in Cullman Wednesday. The primary purpose of his visit was to gather insight into Cullman’s opioid crisis. He met for lunch with some Cullman elected officials as well as business and civic leaders.

WEEKEND: A 30% chance of light rain showers and a passing thunderstorm during daylight hours Saturday. Partly sunny with an unseasonably high temperature of 85°. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

Sunday cloudy with a 70% rain chance. New rainfall amounts up to 1/2” inch are expected.

At 7:00 am THURSDAY Current Conditions at the Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station:

CLEAR – 57°
Dewpoint: 54°
Humidity: 89%
Wind: East-Northeast at 3 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.28 inHg (steady)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:45 am
Sunset = 6:25 pm
UV Intensity = 7.0 High

MOON
Waxing Gibbous – 100% Full
Set: 6:27 am
Rise: 6:46 pm

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 50°
Average High = 80°
Average Rainfall = 0.13 inches
Record Low = 30° (1974)
Record High = 95° (1954)

OCTOBER AVERAGES
Low = 46°
High = 76°
Rainfall Total = 3.65”
Record July Low = 20° (2000)
Record July High = 96° (1954)

This Day In National Weather History
1638

The journal of John Winthrop recorded that a mighty tempest struck eastern New England. This second severe hurricane in three years blew down many trees in mile-long tracks. (David Ludlum)

1786

The famous “Pumpkin Flood” occurred on the Delaware and Susquehanna Rivers. Harrisburg PA reported a river stage of twenty-two feet. The heavy rains culminated a wet season. (David Ludlum)

1917

The temperature at Sentinel, AZ, soared to 116 degrees to establish an October record for the nation. (The Weather Channel)

1972

Heavy rains, mostly the remnants of Tropical Storm Joanne, fell across much of Arizona. It was believed to be the first time in Arizona weather history that a tropical storm entered the state with its circulation still intact. The center was over Flagstaff early on the 7th. (3rd-7th) (The Weather Channel)

1987

It was another day of scorching heat for the southwestern U.S. Afternoon highs of 102 degrees in Downtown San Francisco, and 104 degrees at Monterrey, established records. The high of 101 degrees at San Jose was a record for October. Sacramento tied their record for October for the third time in the month, with a reading of 102 degrees. The high for the nation was 111 degrees at San Luis Obispo and Palm Springs. Twenty cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Knoxville TN with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)

1988

Thirteen cities in the central U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Duluth MN with a reading of 21 degrees. Goodland KS reported an afternoon high of 39 degrees. Showers over Upper Michigan produced an inch of snow at Marquette. (The National Weather Summary)

1989

Showers and thunderstorms associated with Tropical Storm Raymond deluged southeastern Arizona with heavy rain. Up to four and a half inches of rain was reported north of Wilcox. Three- fourths of the streets in the town of Wilcox were left under eighteen inches of water, and damage exceeded a million dollars. Evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced severe weather in Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle. Thunderstorms produced high winds which gusted to 80 mph at White Deer TX and resulted in one death at Pocasset OK. Thunderstorms produced golf ball size hail at Pampa TX and Lefors TX. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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