CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday February 21 2018

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

TODAY: 30% chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy. A high near 80°. South winds gusting 25 mph.

TONIGHT: 40% chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy. Low in the mid 60’s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

IMAGE: The 7th edition of the Cullman County Sheriff’s Citizen Academy began last night. Right at 75 wide-eyed recruits are participating in this 9 week course.

THURSDAY: 30% chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy. A high near 80°. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

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

Wind Chill – 61°

Dewpoint: 64°
Humidity: 92%
Wind: South 10 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.33 inHg (rising slightly)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:24 am
Sunset = 5:37 pm
UV Intensity = < 5.9 (moderate)

Waxing Crescent – 30% Full
Set: 9:56 am
Rise: 11:27 pm

Average Low = 33°
Average High = 60°
Average Rainfall = 0.20 inches
Record Low = 8° (1958)
Record High = 75° (2005)

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

A spectacular chinook wind at Granville, ND, caused the temperature to spurt from a morning low of 33 degrees below zero to an afternoon high of 50 degrees above zero. (David Ludlum)


Frequent duststorms occurred in eastern Colorado during the month, forcing schools to close and people to stay indoors. A fatality occurred on this date when two section cars collided on the railroad near Arriba CO, due to poor visibility. (The Weather Channel)


The temperature at Langdon, ND, climbed above zero for the first time in six weeks. Readings never got above freezing during all three winter months. (David Ludlum)


An outbreak of tornadoes hit northeastern Louisiana and northern and central Mississippi. The tornadoes claimed 121 lives, including 110 in Mississippi. Three tornadoes accounted for 118 of the deaths. There are 1600 persons injured, 900 homes were destroyed or badly damaged, and total damage was 19 million dollars. (David Ludlum)

Elk City, OK, was buried under 36 inches of snow to establish a 24 hour snowfall record for the state. (David Ludlum)


Low pressure over central California produced gale force winds along the coast, and produced thunderstorms which pelted Stockton, Oakland and San Jose with small hail. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


A storm tracking across southern Canada produced high winds in the north central U.S., with gusted to 90 mph reported at Boulder CO. The high winds snapped trees and power lines, and ripped shingles off roofs. The Kentucky Fried Chicken Bucket was blown off their store in Havre MT. An eighteen foot fiberglass bear was blown off its stand along a store front in west Cody WY, and sailed east into downtown Cody before the owners were able to transport their wandering bear back home in a horse trailer. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Thunderstorms developing during the morning hours spread severe weather across Georgia and the Carolinas. Strong thunderstorm winds caused one death and thirteen injuries in North Carolina, and another four injuries in South Carolina. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Overnight thunderstorms produced heavy rain in central Texas. Rainfall totals ranged up to 2.80 inches at Camp Verde, with 2.20 inches reported at Leakey. Thunderstorms early in the day produced high winds in southern Texas, with wind gusts to 60 mph reported at Alice. Daytime thunderstorms in eastern Texas drenched Rosenberg with four inches of rain. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday February 21 2018

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