CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday February 14 2018

by | Feb 14, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
ATMOSPHERE MOISTURE SATURATED – 65°

TODAY: Saturated atmosphere remains. Rain showers likely (70%) in amounts approaching 1/2”. Cloudy. High near 65°. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Cloudy. Temperatures hold in the lower 60’s. Southerly winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of continued rain 60%.

IMAGE: Summer Black of Restoring Women Outreach provided a emotionally charged testimonial about her organization Tuesday night at the Cullman VFW. http://www.restoringwomenoutreach.org

THURSDAY: 15° above seasonal normal (72°). Mostly cloudy with a strong southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

FRIDAY: 60% rain chance. Cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwesterly in the afternoon.

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

FOG-MIST – 50°
Wind Chill – 48°
Dewpoint: 49°
Humidity: 97%
Wind: Southeast 5 mph
Visibility: 3.00 miles
Barometer: 30.45 inHg (steady)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:32 am
Sunset = 5:30 pm
UV Intensity = < 3.0 (low)

MOON
New Moon – 0% Full
Set: 5:49 am
Rise: 4:35 pm

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 31°
Average High = 57°
Average Rainfall = 0.19 inches
Record Low = 9° (1971)
Record High = 83° (1962)

FEBRUARY AVERAGES
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
1899

A great blizzard struck the eastern U.S. Washington D.C. received 20.5 inches of snow to bring their total snow depth to nearly three feet. The storm produced 36 inches of snow at Cape May NJ. (David Ludlum)

1940

A “Saint Valentine’s Day Blizzard” hit the northeastern U.S. Up to a foot and a half of snow blanketed southern New England, and whole gales accompanied the heavy snow stranding many in downtown Boston. (David Ludlum)

1987

A powerful storm spawned severe thunderstorms in Texas and Oklahoma, and produced heavy snow in the Rocky Mountain Region. Snowfall totals in Colorado ranged up to 27 inches at Telluride. Straight line winds gusting to 104 mph howled through Guadalupe Pass in West Texas. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988

Strong northerly winds ushered arctic air into the north central U.S. Snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in Minnesota and the Dakotas. Winds gusted to 56 mph at Rapid City SD, and reached 65 mph at Cody WY. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1989

While “Valentine’s Day” was a soggy one in the Ohio Valley and the Tennessee Valley, unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the southeastern U.S. Seventeen cities reported record high temperatures for the date as readings warmed into the 70s and 80s. (The National Weather Summary)

1990

Valentine’s Day was a snowy one for many parts of the western and central U.S. Five to ten inches of snow fell across Iowa, and 6 to 12 inches of snow blanketed northern Illinois, and strong northeasterly winds accompanied the heavy snow. Air traffic came to a halt during the evening at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, where 9.7 inches of snow was reported. More than 250 traffic accidents were reported around Des Moines IA during the evening rush hour. An icestorm glazed east central sections of Illinois, causing twelve million dollars damage in Champaign County alone. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

2004

Dallas receives 3 inches of snow, wreaking havoc with Valentine’s Day flower deliveries. The greatest snowfall since 1978 caused numerous traffic accidents, power outages and flight cancellations at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday February 14 2018

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Timothy Collins

Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at cullmantoday@gmail.com.

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