CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday October 11 2017

by | Oct 11, 2017 | Weather

DRIER AIR DUE IN OVERNIGHT – High 82°

TODAY: Partly sunny, high near 82°, gentle west-northwest winds.

This should be our last day of excessive dew points and high humidity. A cold front approaches from the west bringing dry air and more seasonal nighttime lows.

TONIGHT: Clearing skies with the low dropping rapidly into the mid 50’s. North-northwest winds less than 5 mph.

THURSDAY: Sunny skies. High 80. Light north breeze.

IMAGE: ‘Election Season 2018’ in Cullman officially began Tuesday night. Three incumbent candidates publicly announced their intention to run for re-election at the Cullman County Republican Women’s monthly meeting. Two are pictured here: Circuit Clerk Lisa Parker McSwain and Circuit Judge Martha Williams. Presiding Circuit Judge Gregory Nicholas also announced.

REST OF WEEK: Moisture from Tropical Storm Nate should be all gone Thursday. Daytime high temperatures will be in the mid-80’s and nighttime lows around 60°. A front Sunday will bring much cooler temperatures on Monday.

At 6:00 am WEDNESDAY Current Conditions at the Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station:

FOG-MIST – 72°
Dewpoint: 70°
Humidity: 95%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 4.00 miles
Barometer: 30.08 inHg (steady)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:50 am
Sunset = 6:17 pm
UV Intensity = 5.6 Moderate

MOON
Waning Gibbous – 62% Full
Set: 12:57 am
Rise: 11:31 pm

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 47°
Average High = 78°
Average Rainfall = 0.11 inches
Record Low = 35° (1971)
Record High = 89° (1931)

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
1925

Widespread early season snows fell in the northeastern U.S., with as much as two feet in New Hampshire and Vermont. The heavy snow blocked roads and canceled football games.

1954

A deluge of 6.72 inches of rain in 48 hours flooded the Chicago River, causing ten million dollars damage in the Chicago area.

1987

More than thirty cities in the Upper Midwest reported record low temperatures for the date, including Waterloo IA and Scottsbluff NE where the mercury dipped to 16 degrees. Tropical Storm Floyd brought heavy rain to southern Florida, moisture from Hurricane Ramon produced heavy rain in southern California, and heavy snow blanketed the mountains of New York State and Vermont.

1988

Low pressure brought gale force winds to the Great Lakes Region, with snow and sleet reported in some areas. Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the north-central U.S. The mercury hit 84 degrees at Cutbank MT and Worland WY. The temperature at Gunnison CO soared from a morning low of 12 degrees to a high of 66 degrees.

1989

Much of the nation enjoyed “Indian Summer” type weather. Nine cities in the central U.S. reported record highs for the date as temperatures warmed into the 80s and 90s. Record highs included 90 degrees at Grand Island NE and 97 degrees at Waco TX. Strong winds along a cold front crossing the Northern High Plains Region gusted to 80 mph at Ames Monument WY during the early morning.

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