CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday February 7 2018

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

TODAY: 100% chance of rain storms with some producing heavy precipitation (mainly this morning). Cloudy. High near 53° with temperatures falling noticeably later in the day/evening as the full effect of a cold front arrives in Cullman County. Already brisk west northwest winds may gust as high as 20 mph at times.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies with a low around 28°. North winds at 5 to 10 mph. Expected scattered, lingering showers in amounts of one-tenth of an inch or so.

THURSDAY: Conditions return to normal. Sunny, High near 52°. Northeast winds at 5 mph.

IMAGE: These members of the Vinemont Cheer squad remain upbeat despite season-ending as losses for both the Eagles and Lady Eagles in Area post-season basketball play. Image by Cody Allen Kanaday.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny with a high near 58°. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Clouds increase during the day with a return of rain likely.

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

Wind Chill – 50°
Dewpoint: 51°
Humidity: 98%
Wind: Southwest 3 mph
Visibility: 1.75 miles
Barometer: 30.08 inHg (up & down)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:39 am
Sunset = 5:23 pm
UV Intensity = < 3.9 (moderate)

Waning Gibbous – 52% Full
Set: 12:00 am
Rise: 11:16 pm

Average Low = 30°
Average High = 56°
Average Rainfall = 0.19 inches
Record Low = 9° (1988)
Record High = 79° (1999)

Low = 32°
High = 58°
Rainfall Total = 5.46”
Snowfall Total = 0.2”
Record July Low = -7° (1936)
Record July High = 85° (1996)

This Day In National Weather History

The temperature at Gouverneur, NY, bottomed out at -40 degrees, a drop of 70 degrees in one day. Two days later the mercury hit 55 degrees. (David Ludlum)


Hanover, NH, plunged from 37 degrees at 1 PM on the 7th to 32 degrees below zero at 7 AM on the 8th, and West Cummington MA plummeted 80 degrees to -32 degrees. Boston MA plunged from 46 degrees to -14 degrees, and on the 11th was back up to 60 degrees. (7th-8th) (The Weather Channel)


A deep freeze made it possible to drive from Bay Shore to Fire Island NY. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders – 1987)


The worst winter storm of record struck coastal New England. The storm produced 27.5 inches of snow at Boston, and nearly 50 inches in northeastern Rhode Island. The fourteen foot tide at Portland ME was probably the highest of the century. Winds gusted to 79 mph at Boston, and reached 92 mph at Chatham MA. A hurricane size surf caused 75 deaths and 500 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)


Low pressure in Manitoba, Canada, pulled warm air up from the Gulf of Mexico, and more than forty cities in the north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including North Platte NE and Rapid City SD with readings of 73 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Binghamton NY with a reading of 5 degrees below zero. Snow blanketed southern Louisiana, with three inches reported at Cameron. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Twenty-five cities in the western U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. Lows of 16 at Las Vegas NV, 26 at Bakersfield CA, -29 degrees at Milford UT, and -16 degrees at Reno NV were February records. The low of 43 degrees below zero at Boca CA was a state record for the month of February. In Utah, lows of -32 degrees at Bryce Canyon, -27 degrees at Delta, -29 degrees at Dugway, and -38 degrees at Vernal were all-time records for those locations. (The National Weather Summary)


A slow moving cold front spread heavy snow across the state of Utah. Storm totals ranged up to 31 inches at Alta, with 24 inches at reported Brighton and 23 inches at Snowbird. Bitter cold weather prevailed across Alaska for the thirteenth day in a row, with morning lows of -42 degrees at Fairbanks, -48 degrees at Nenana, and -54 degrees at Bettles. Anchorage AK reported a record low of 23 degrees below zero. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday February 7 2018

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