CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday January 12 2018

by | Jan 12, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

OVERNIGHT: Almost 1/4 inch of rain has fallen.

TODAY: 90% chance of various forms of precipitation today: rain, drizzle, sleet, maybe some snow. Expect rain this morning, then freezing rain and light sleet this afternoon. Minimal-to-no accumulation of sleet/ice is anticipated.

Cloudy skies with northwest winds between 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

An on-rushing arctic cold front will rapidly drop temperatures across Cullman County throughout the daylight hours:

6 am = 56°
9 am = 44°
12 pm = 38°
3 pm = 32°
6 pm = 29°

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Much cooler with lows in the mid-20’s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill values as low as 11°.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Much cooler with highs only in the mid-30’s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill values as low as 15°.

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SUNDAY: Sunny. Highs in the mid-30’s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill values as low as 9° in the morning.

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

Partly Cloudy – 56°
Wind Chill – 52°
Dewpoint: 51°
Humidity: 88%
Wind: South 10 mpg, gusting to 20 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 29.68 inHg (falling)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:53 am
Sunset = 4:58 pm
UV Intensity = < 3.0 (very low)

Waning Crescent – 18% Full
Set: 3:03 am
Rise: 1:54 pm

Average Low = 28°
Average High = 52°
Average Rainfall = 0.19 inches
Record Low = -3° (1962)
Record High = 75° (1960)

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 sharp cold front swept southward from the Dakotas to Texas in just 24 hours spawning a severe blizzard over the Great Plains. More than 200 pioneers perished in the storm. Subzero temperatures and mountainous snow drifts killed tens of thousands of cattle. (David Ludlum)


The morning low of 47 degrees below zero at Washta IA established a state record. (The Weather Channel)


Twenty-seven cities in the Upper Midwest reported new record high temperatures for the date. Afternoon highs of 72 degrees at Valentine NE and 76 degrees at Rapid City SD set records for the month of January. (National Weather Summary)


Parts of North Dakota finally got their first snow of the winter season, and it came with a fury as a blizzard raged across the north central U.S. Snowfall totals ranged up to 14 inches at Fargo ND, winds gusted to 65 mph at Windom MN, and wind chill readings in North Dakota reached 60 degrees below zero. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


A dozen cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as readings warmed into the 70s and 80s. Fort Myers FL reported a record high of 86 degrees. (National Weather Summary)


Gale force winds produce squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Totals in northwest Pennsylvania ranged up to eleven inches at Conneautville and Meadville. Barnes Corners, in western New York State, was buried under 27 inches of snow in two days. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday January 12 2018

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