CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday October 20 2017

by | Oct 20, 2017 | Weather

COLD START (42°), WARMER AFTERNOON – High 77°

TODAY: Sunny skies, high 77°, east wind at 5 mph.

TONIGHT: Clear skies with a low of 52°. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny, 78°. Southeast winds up to 10 mph. Wind from the south-southeast at5 mph. There will be an outside chance of afternoon rain showers and thunderstorms.

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SUNDAY: Partly sunny, high near 78°. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Will get seriously wet overnight into Monday.

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

CLEAR – 42°
Dewpoint: 42°
Humidity: 98%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 7.00 miles
Barometer: 30.30 inHg (steady)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:57 am
Sunset = 6:06 pm
UV Intensity = 5.2 Moderate

MOON
Waxing Crescent – 1% Full
Set: 7:35 am
Rise: 7:03 pm

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 44°
Average High = 74°
Average Rainfall = 0.11 inches
Record Low = 27° (1981)
Record High = 87° (1941)

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
1770

An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum)

1983

Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south-central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel)

1987

Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snow belt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988

Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary)

1989

Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south-central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze on record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leafs on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)

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