CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday March 8 2018

by | Mar 8, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

HARD FREEZE: We had temperatures at or below freezing for over 7 hours overnight with a low point of 26° around 4 am.

TODAY: Unseasonably cold temperatures (high just 48°) with northwest winds from 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Mostly clear skies with a low around 30° along with a gentle west northwest wind.

IMAGE: The 2018 Skywarn Severe Weather Awareness class is tonight at 6:00 pm. It will be at 88 Ridgeway Street which is the Vinemont Community Center:

FRIDAY: Warmth begins to return. Sunny. High near 58°. Variable south southwest wind.

SATURDAY: 90% chance of precipitation. Cloudy skies. High around 62°. South wind at 5 mph.

SUNDAY: Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. High 60°. Chance of precipitation is 90% once again.

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

CLEAR – 32°
Wind Chill – 25°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00

Dewpoint: 21°
Humidity: 72%
Wind: West Northwest 6 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.05 inHg (steady)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:06 am
Sunset = 5:49 pm
UV Intensity = < 5.3 (moderate)

Last Quarter – 50% Full
Set: 10:28 am
Rise: 10:19 pm

POLLEN = 9.6 (medium-high)
Maple, Elm and Alder

Major pollutants
Ozone: 31
Particulate Matter: 34

Average Low = 37°
Average High = 64°
Average Rainfall = 0.22 inches
Record Low = 15° (1996)
Record High = 83° (1956)

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

On Fishers Island in Long Island Sound, 1200 sheep were discovered to have been buried under a snow drift for four weeks. When finally uncovered, one hundred sheep were still alive. (The Weather Channel)



The town of Brinkley AR was struck by a tornado which killed 49 persons and caused 600,000 dollars damage. The tornado, which was two-thirds of a mile in width, destroyed 860 buildings. Entire families were killed as houses were completely swept away by the tornado. Tornadoes killed 64 persons and injured 671 others in Dallas and Monroe counties during the Arkansas tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum)



A freak thunder snowstorm produced high winds, vivid lightning, and up to seven inches of snow in the northern suburbs of Washington D.C. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders – 1987)



Thirty-two cities in the eastern U.S. reported new record high temperatures for the date, including Madison WI with a reading of 71 degrees. Afternoon highs of 68 degrees at Houghton Lake MI and 72 degrees at Flint MI smashed their previous records for the date by fourteen degrees. (The National Weather Summary)



A cold front brought wintry weather to the north central U.S. Snowfall totals in northwestern Minnesota ranged up to eight inches at Roseau and Hallock. Winds in South Dakota gusted to 61 mph at Brookings. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)



While arctic cold gripped the northeastern U.S., unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the southwestern states. Albany NY reported a record low of 2 degrees below zero. Tucson AZ reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)



Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in east central Iowa and west central Illinois. Thunderstorms spawned a tornado south of Augusta IL which traveled 42 miles to Marbleton. Golf ball size hail was reported at Peoria IL and near Vermont IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)



The California coast warms up. San Francisco broke a 112-year record by reaching 82 degrees. Los Angeles soared to 93 degrees.


A line of strong to severe thunderstorms affected the eastern portions of North and South Carolina, with wind damage and a few tornadoes reported. Winds gusted over 70 MPH with some of the stronger storms.

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday March 8 2018

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