CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday October 22 2017

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

TODAY: Look for a nice start with increasing clouds. The high temperature should approach 80° and be on the humid side. Winds will be from the southeast gusting to 10 mph.

A 30% chance of light rain showers exist after 11 am today.

TONIGHT: Weather conditions deteriorate rapidly with a 100% chance of heavy rain. Skies will be cloudy with a southeast wind up to 10 mph.

New rainfall amounts up to 2 inches are possible.

The National Weather Service has issued this HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:

“Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms are expected along and ahead of an approaching upper-level storm system, with coverage increased significantly by this evening. The primary impacts with any of the stronger storms that develop will be heavy rainfall and gusty winds. Also, areas that receive excessive rainfall could see localized flooding.”

MONDAY: 80% rain chance most of the day. Another 1” to 2” of rain is likely. Mostly cloudy. MUCH cooler with a high of only 65°. West-northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

IMAGE: Sunday night into Monday will be wetter than this private pool party Saturday night at the Cullman Wellness & Aquatics Center.

WEEK AHEAD: Rains end by late Monday night. No more rain is expected until at least Friday night. Daytime temperatures will be in the 60’s with nighttime lows dropping into the upper 30’s.

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

CLEAR – 60°
Dewpoint: 57°
Humidity: 89%
Wind: Southeast at 3 mph
Visibility: 7.00 miles
Barometer: 30.21 inHg (rising)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:59 am
Sunset = 6:04 pm
UV Intensity = 4.8 Moderate

Waxing Crescent – 7% Full
Set: 9:27 am
Rise: 8:17 pm

Average Low = 43°
Average High = 74°
Average Rainfall = 0.11 inches
Record Low = 21° (1987)
Record High = 89° (1953)

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

This Day In National Weather History

The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego, CA. Southern California was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)


A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle, WA, was seriously injured while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)


Yakutat, AK, surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of 190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders –


Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30 degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National Weather Summary) Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


A “nor’easter” swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75 mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six cities in Florida reported record low temperatures for the date, including Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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