CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday February 8 2018

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

TODAY: Mostly sunny with a high near 63°. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Clouds increase during the day with a return of rain possible (50%) by late afternoon.

TONIGHT: Rain and thunderstorms. Cloudy skies with a low around 50°. South southeast winds at 5 mph. A slow motion weekend deluge begins (100%) with rainfall amounts up to three quarters of an inch are possible overnight.

SATURDAY: 100% chance of rain and thunderstorms with locally heavy downpours possible. High in the lower 60’s. South southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

IMAGE: FLOOD WATCH kicks in with up to 2” of rain possible:

A developing storm system over the central Gulf Coast states will translate into multiple waves of showers and potentially heavy rainfall starting late tonight and continuing through Sunday.

The threat for heavy rainfall and flooding will come to an end Sunday afternoon as a low pressure system and attendant cold front move eastward across the area.

SUNDAY: 100% rain chance. Showers and thunderstorms should ease up in the afternoon/evening. Cloudy. High 63°. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

CLEAR – 38°
Wind Chill – 32°
Dewpoint: 27°
Humidity: 66%
Wind: East southeast 7 mph
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Barometer: 30.34 inHg (steady)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:37 am
Sunset = 5:25 pm
UV Intensity = < 4.0 (moderate)

Waning Crescent – 33% Full
Set: 1:50 am
Rise: 12:32 pm

Average Low = 31°
Average High = 56°
Average Rainfall = 0.19 inches
Record Low = 3° (1933)
Record High = 77° (1957)

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 Moran, WY, located next to Teton National Park, plunged to 63 degrees below zero to establish a state record. The temperature at the Riverside Ranger Station in Montana dipped to 66 below zero to establish a record for the state, and a record for the nation which stood until 1954. (David Ludlum)


The mercury dipped to 51 degrees below zero at Vanderbilt to establish a record for the state of Michigan. The temperature at Stillwater plunged to 52 degrees below zero to establish a record for the state of New York. (David Ludlum)


Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front erupted over eastern Texas late in the morning, and produced severe weather as they swept across the southeastern states. Early evening thunderstorms spawned a tornado which injured one person at Nat TX, and produced tennis balls size hail which caused more than half a million dollars damage around Shreveport LA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


A storm off the Atlantic coast produced high winds and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S., with blizzard conditions in eastern Massachusetts. Wind gusted to 80 mph and 23.4 inches of snow produced drifts eight feet high at Cape Cod MA. It was the worst blizzard in thirty years for the Cape Cod area. Winds in some of the mountains and ridges of the Appalachian Region gusted to 100 mph. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Arctic cold invaded the north central U.S. Alliance NE plunged from 44 degrees to 12 above in just two hours, and Mobridge SD reported a wind chill of 64 degrees below zero. Winds along the eastern slopes of the Rockies gusted to 90 mph at Cheyenne WY, and reached 96 mph at Boulder CO. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


A winter storm continued to bring rain and snow to southern California. Snowfall totals ranged up to 18 inches at Olancha, with three inches at Palmdale. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday February 8 2018

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