CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday December 7 2017

by | Dec 7, 2017 | Weather

WELL BELOW NORMAL TEMPS OVER THE NEXT WEEK – 47°

TODAY: Mostly cloudy. High 47°. Light north northwest winds.

TONIGHT: Cloudy. Low 28°. North wind up to 10 mph. Wind chill around 20°.

FRIDAY: Almost 20° below seasonal normal (high 38°). Cloudy skies with a cold feeling north wind. Daytime wind chill at freezing or below.

IMAGE: Today is the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Special Needs Rodeo at the Agricultural Trade Center. Over 1,000 special needs children from across Cullman County will be in attendance.

REST OF WEEK: Seriously cold; temperatures well below seasonal norms. Daytime high temperatures will struggle to ever make it above 50 degrees over the next week or so. Nighttime lows will be near freezing falling into the mid-20’s at times. The slight chance of snow showers forecast Friday night into Saturday has been revised to near zero chance.

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

CLEAR – 37°
Wind Chill – 37°
Dewpoint: 30°
Humidity: 74%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.21 inHg (rising slightly)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:40 am
Sunset = 4:37 pm
UV Intensity = < 3.0 (very low)

MOON
Waning Gibbous – 80% Full
Set: 10:25 am
Rise: 9:20 pm

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 32°
Average High = 58°
Average Rainfall = 0.18 inches
Record Low = 7° (1937)
Record High = 79° (1998)

DECEMBER AVERAGES
Low = 31°
High = 55°
Rainfall Total = 5.68”
Snowfall Total = 0.10″
Record July Low = -5° (1989)
Record July High = 80° (1998)

This Day In National Weather History
1740

In early December two weeks of mild and rainy weather culminated in the worst flood in fifty years in the Lower Connecticut River Valley. The Merrimack River swelled to its highest level, and in Maine the raging waters swept away mills, carried off bridges, and ruined highways. (David Ludlum)

1935

Severe flooding hit parts of the Houston, TX, area. Eight persons were killed as one hundred city blocks were inundated. Satsuma reported 16.49 inches of rain. The Buffalo and White Oak Bayous crested on the 9th. (6th-8th) (The Weather Channel)

1987

Heavy rain fell across eastern Puerto Rico, with 19.41 inches reported at Las Piedras. Flooding caused five million dollars damage. Another in a series of storms hit the northwestern U.S., with wind gusts above 100 mph reported at Cape Blanco OR. While snow and gusty winds accompanied a cold front crossing the Rockies, strong westerly winds, gusting to 93 mph at Boulder CO, helped temperatures in western Kansas reach the 60s for the sixth day in a row. Freezing drizzle in northeastern slowed traffic to 5 mph on some roads in Morrow County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988

An outbreak of cold arctic air brought up to 18 inches of snow to the Colorado Rockies, with 14 inches at Boulder CO, and seven inches at Denver. Heavy snow blanketed New Mexico the following day, with 15 inches reported near Ruidoso. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1989

A storm moving out of the Central Rocky Mountain Region spread snow across Kansas and Oklahoma into Arkansas and Tennessee. Snowfall totals ranged up to 7.5 inches at Winfield KS. Freezing rain on trees and power lines cut off electricity to 24,000 homes in northeastern Arkansas, and 40,000 homes in the Nashville TN area were without electricity for several hours. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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