CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday January 11 2018

by | Jan 11, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

TODAY: 50% chance of rain and thunderstorms. Cloudy with another warm high of 67°. Southeast winds around 10 mph. New rainfall up to one-quarter of an inch is possible.

TONIGHT: Cloudy skies will bring heavy rain tonight in amounts up to one inch. Low 49°. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY: Rain in the morning. Sleet and rain in the afternoon. A wintry mix at night. Skies will be cloudy. The high temperature will struggle to get above 50° then drop precipitously to near freezing in the afternoon as an arctic air mass moves into Cullman County.

Winds will be west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph before shifting to northwest with occasional strong gusts. Chances of precipitation are 90% Friday with new rainfall amounts between three-quarters and one inch possible.

IMAGE: The leadership at Cullman Fire Rescue is 100% ready for the opportunities and challenges ahead.

SATURDAY: Cold, wintry stability returns with mostly sunny skies and maybe creeping up to the freezing mark. North northwest winds at10 to 15 mph. Wind chills will be intense.

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

Light Drizzle – 58°
Wind Chill – 51°
Dewpoint: 57°
Humidity: 96%
Wind: East Southeast 7 mph
Visibility: 5.00 miles
Barometer: 30.03 inHg (rising slightly)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:53 am
Sunset = 4:57 pm
UV Intensity = < 3.0 (very low)

Waning Crescent – 26% Full
Set: 2:08 am
Rise: 1:16 pm

Average Low = 28°
Average High = 52°
Average Rainfall = 0.19 inches
Record Low = -3° (1962)
Record High = 80° (1949)

Low = 28°
High = 52°
Rainfall Total = 5.95”
Snowfall Total = 1.5”
Record July Low = -16° (1940)
Record July High = 80° (2002)

This Day In National Weather History

A tremendous blizzard completely immobilized the Midwest, stopping mail service for two weeks. The vast storm then moved through the Great Lakes Region and the Ohio Valley. Winds reached 60 mph at Toledo OH, and the temperature plunged from 28 above to 15 below zero during passage of the cold front. (David Ludlum)


Downslope winds hit the eastern slopes of the Rockies in northern Colorado and southeastern Wyoming. Boulder CO reported wind gusts to 143 mph and twenty-five million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)


A storm in the northeastern U.S. buried the mountains of central Vermont with up to 26 inches of snow, and snowfall totals in Maine ranged up to 27 inches at Telos Lake. Winds gusted to 45 mph at Newark NJ and Albany NY. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Snow and high winds in Utah resulted in a fifty car pile-up along Interstate 15. Winds in Wyoming gusted to 115 mph at Rendezvous Peak. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


A cold front which the previous day produced 21 inches of snow at Stampede Pass WA and wind gusts to 75 mph at Mammoth Lakes CA, spread snow across Colorado. Totals in Colorado ranged up to 17 inches at Steamboat Springs. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Strong northwesterly winds associated with a deep low pressure system crossing the Upper Great Lakes Region ushered cold air into the central U.S. Winds gusted to 72 mph at Fort Dodge IA, and wind gusts reached 75 mph at Yankton SD. Snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in northwestern Minnesota. Squalls produced heavy snow in parts of Upper Michigan and northern Lower Michigan, with 16 inches reported at Wakefield. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Iraqis in Baghdad woke up to the novelty of falling snowflakes as the city experienced its first snowfall in about 100 years. (NCDC)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday January 11 2018

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