CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday November 10 2017

by | Nov 10, 2017 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
​Sunny, 10° Below Normal – High 56°

TODAY: ​Sunny skies, brisk north winds up to 10 mph, high temperature 56°.

TONIGHT: ​Mostly clear skies, low around 35°. East northeast wind to 7 mph. FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT from midnight tonight to 7 am Saturday AM.

SATURDAY: ​Sunny. High 60°. East southeast winds at 10 mph.

IMAGE: Chris Denney of the 101st Airborne and Roy Drinkard U.S. Marines hang out at the offices of Drinkard Development Thursday. They traded war stories, life philosophies, and brought tears to our eyes.

SUNDAY: ​A slight chance of rain showers (20%). Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South southeast winds at 5 mph.

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

CLEAR – 36°
Wind Chill – 36°
Dewpoint: 34°
Humidity: 92%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Barometer: 30.29 inHg (rising sharply)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:16 am
Sunset = 4:46 pm
UV Intensity = 3.6 Moderate

Waning Gibbous – 50%
Set: 12:19 am
Rise: 11:31 pm

Average Low = 39°
Average High = 66°
Average Rainfall = 0.16 inches
Record Low = 20° (1951)
Record High = 82° (2002)

Low = 37°
High = 65°
Rainfall Total = 4.94”
Snowfall Total = 0.10″
Record July Low = 2° (1950)
Record July High = 89° (2003)

This Day In National Weather History

An unusually late season tornado struck the central Kansas town of Great Bend killing eleven persons along its 35 mile track. The tornado destroyed 160 homes in Great Bend killing 11 persons and causing a million dollars damage. Hundreds of dead ducks dropped from the sky northeast of the track’s end. (The Weather Channel)


Another freshwater fury hit the Great Lakes. A large ore carrier on Lake Superior, the Edmund Fitzgerald, sank near Crisp Point with the loss of its crew of 29 men. Eastern Upper Michigan and coastal Lower Michigan were hardest hit by the storm, which produced wind gusts to 71 at Sault Ste Marie MI, and gusts to 78 mph at Grand Rapids MI. Severe land and road erosion occurred along the Lake Michigan shoreline. A popular hit song by Gordon Lightfoot was inspired by the storm. (David Ludlum)


A cold front brought snow to the Appalachian Region and freezing temperatures to the central U.S. Up to nine inches of snow blanketed Garrett County of extreme western Maryland. Freezing temperatures were reported as far south as El Paso TX and San Angelo TX. Gale force winds lashed the Middle Atlantic Coast and the coast of southern New England. Thunderstorms brought fire quenching rains to Alabama, and produced large hail and damaging winds to eastern North Carolina. Ahead of the cold front, seven cities in Florida and Georgia reported record high temperatures for the date as readings warmed into the 80s. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)


Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure system in southeastern Ontario buffeted the northeastern U.S., with the Lower Great Lakes Region hardest hit. Winds in western New York State gusted to 68 mph at Buffalo, to 69 mph at Niagra Falls, and to 78 mph at Brockport. Four persons were injured at Rome NY when a tree was blown onto their car. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Strong southwesterly winds prevailed along the eastern slopes of the Rockies in Montana and Wyoming. Winds of 80 to 90 mph prevailed across the northwest chinook zone of Montana, with gusts to 112 mph. Unseasonably warm weather accompanied the high winds. Shortly after midnight the temperature at Kalispell, MT, reached a record 59 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Windy and wet weather prevailed across Washington State. Strong southerly winds gusted to 70 mph at Rattlesnake Ridge, near Hanford. Six rivers in western Washington State rose above flood stage between the 9th and the 11th of the month, following eight days of moderate to heavy rain. Rainfall over the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains between the 3rd and the 10th ranged from 14 to 24 inches. High freezing levels also caused the early snowpack to melt, adding to the runoff in the rain-swollen rivers. Damage was heaviest in Whatcom County, where the Nooksack River caused nearly six million dollars damage, mostly to roads and bridges. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Severe thunderstorms developed ahead of a strong cold front and produced a widespread outbreak of severe weather including many tornadoes. The worst tornado damage was concentrated in Ohio, Tennessee and Alabama. A tornado rated as F-4 on the Fujita Scale struck Van Wert county in Ohio. In Tennessee, the community of Mossy Grove was nearly destroyed by a mile-wide tornado that claimed 12 lives (ENS). A major outbreak of severe weather and tornadoes occurred across the U.S. Tennessee and Ohio valley region on November 10-11, 2002, producing damage in 13 states. A total of 75 tornadoes touched down on Sunday 10th, resulting in at least 36 deaths (ENS).

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday November 10 2017

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