CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday March 4 2018

by | Mar 4, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
PERFECT EARLY MARCH WEATHER – 68°

TODAY: Sunny skies. High near 65°. Light east winds.

TONIGHT: Increasing clouds with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Low near 40°. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

IMAGE: After an unfortunate, albeit perhaps necessary, public rush to judgment following last weekend’s tragic accident, Stony Lonesome OHV Park returned to some version of normalcy Saturday for the popular Night Ride series.

MONDAY: 50% chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy with a high near 60°. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph turning to the west at 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

KILLING FREEZE: Temperatures are expected to fall into the 25° to 30° degree range for areas away from large bodies of water on both Thursday and Friday mornings.

This will result in a killing hard freeze for most locations.

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

FAIR – 47°
Wind Chill – 44°

Dewpoint: 25°
Humidity: 43%
Wind: Northeast 7 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.28 inHg (steady)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:11 am
Sunset = 5:46 pm
UV Intensity = < 6.5 (high)

MOON
Waning Gibbous – 92% Full
Set: 8:02 am
Rise: 8:46 pm

POLLEN = 8.7 (medium high)
Maple, Elm and Alder

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 45 (good)
MAJOR POLLUTANTS
Ozone: 39
Particulate Matter: 45

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 36°
Average High = 63°
Average Rainfall = 0.21 inches
Record Low = 10° (1943)
Record High = 80° (1951)

MARCH AVERAGES
Low = 39°
High = 67°
Rainfall Total = 5.33”
Snowfall Total = 0.33”
Record July Low = 5° (1980)
Record July High = 88° (2007)

This Day In National Weather History
1909

Although fair weather was forecast, President Taft was inaugurated amidst a furious storm. About ten inches of wet snow disrupted travel and communications. The storm drew much criticism against the U.S. Weather Bureau.

1953

Snow was reported on the island of Oahu in Hawaii.

1966

A severe blizzard raged across Minnesota and North Dakota. The blizzard lasted four days producing up to 35 inches of snow, and wind gusting to 100 mph produced snow drifts 30 to 40 feet high. Bismarck ND reported zero visibility for 11 hours. Traffic was paralyzed for three days.

1987

Rain and high winds prevailed in the northwestern U.S. A wind gust to 69 mph at Klamath Falls OR were their highest in 25 years, and winds at the Ashland Ranger Station in the Siskiyou Mountains of northern California reached 85 mph.

1988

Snow and freezing rain made travel hazardous in Ohio and Indiana. A six-car pile-up resulted near Columbus OH, with seven injuries reported. Up to two inches of ice glazed central Indiana. Up to ten inches of snow blanketed northern Ohio.

1989

Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong (F-3) tornado injured five persons near Brownsville MS and killed seven cows and two hogs in one pasture. Thunderstorm winds gusted to 90 mph at Canton MS.

1990

A Pacific cold front working its way across the western U.S. produced heavy snow over parts of Idaho, Nevada, and Utah. Up to eleven inches of snow blanketed the valleys of northwest Utah, while 12 to 25 inches fell across the mountains of northern Utah. Up to six inches of snow blanketed the valleys of east-central Nevada, while more than a foot of snow was reported in the high elevations. In Idaho, 6 to 8 inches of snow was reported around Aberdeen and American Falls.

2004

An F0 tornado 2 miles north of Muldrow breaks a record stretch of days without a reported tornado, 292 days.

2008

Only two days after reaching 78 degrees, St. Louis receives nearly a foot of snow in seven hours, the biggest snowstorm in 15 years.

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday March 4 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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