CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday February 20 2018

by | Feb 20, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE POSSIBLE TODAY – 80°

RECORD: The record high temperature for February 20th (today) in Cullman County is 80°. That mark was reached back in 1986. That record may be in jeopardy today; we expect the daytime high temperature to reach the lower 80’s this afternoon.

TODAY: Mostly sunny skies with a high in the lower 80’s. South southeast winds gusting to 25 mph. A very slight chance of late afternoon/early evening rain showers.

TONIGHT: Increasing clouds with a balmy low around 65°. South southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

IMAGE: This is one of many behind-the-scenes volunteers who made last night’s Empty Bowls of Cullman County event such a great success.

WEDNESDAY: 40% chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy. A high near 80°. South southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Up to 1/4” of rain possible.

THURSDAY: 40% rain chance. Mostly cloudy. A high near 77°. South winds at 5 mph.

THRU WEEKEND: Unseasonably warm weather continues along with a 50/50 shot at rain each day through Sunday.

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

CLEAR – 59°
Wind Chill – 56°

Dewpoint: 56°
Humidity: 89%
Wind: Southeast 5 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.28 inHg (steady)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:25 am
Sunset = 5:36 pm
UV Intensity = < 4.8 (moderate)

MOON
Waxing Crescent – 21% Full
Set: 9:20 am
Rise: 10:24 pm


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:25 am
Sunset = 5:36 pm
UV Intensity = < 4.8 (moderate)

MOON
Waxing Crescent – 21% Full
Set: 9:20 am
Rise: 10:24 pm

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 33°
Average High = 59°
Average Rainfall = 0.20 inches
Record Low = 7° (1958)
Record High = 80° (1986)

FEBRUARY AVERAGES
Low = 32°
High = 58°
Rainfall Total = 5.46”
Snowfall Total = 0.22”
Record July Low = -7° (1958)
Record July High = 77° (2001)

This Day In National Weather History
1805

The Potomac River was opened after being closed by ice for a period of two months. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders – 1987)

1898

Eastern Wisconsin experienced their biggest snowstorm of record. Racine received thirty inches, and drifts around Milwaukee measured fifteen feet high. (David Ludlum)

1953

A snowstorm in Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota produced drifts ten feet high which derailed trains. (David Ludlum)

1990

Heavy snow spread into southwestern Kansas and the panhandle region of Oklahoma and Texas. Heavier snowfall totals included 12 inches at Boise City OK, 11 inches at Liberal KS, and 10 inches at Spearman TX. Blowing and drifting snow closed roads in the Oklahoma panhandle. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1987

A storm system over Arizona spread heavy snow from the Southern Rockies into the Southern Plains Region. Thunderstorms in central Texas produced golf ball size hail about the same time north central Texas was being blanketed with up to 8 inches of snow, closing many schools. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988

Snow and strong northerly winds ushered arctic air into the Great Lakes Region. The temperature at Sault Ste Marie MI plunged from 30 degrees at 5 AM to one below zero by 3 PM, with a wind chill reading of 40 degrees below zero. Five cities in Florida reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon high of 90 degrees at Lakeland was just a degree shy of their February record. (The National Weather Summary)

1989

Thunderstorms developing during the early afternoon produced severe weather from eastern Texas to Alabama and northwest Florida. Thunderstorms spawned a dozen tornadoes during the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms also produced 90 mph winds around Vicksburg MS, and 100 mph winds around Jackson MS. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday February 20 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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