CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday March 13 2018

by | Mar 13, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017

TODAY: Sunny, yet chilly. Still 10-15° below seasonal normal (53°). Northwest winds to 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Clear skies with a low around 29°. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

IMAGE: Chris Thomason (CPD) and Andrew Wray (CCSO) were among a number of Cullman law enforcement personnel participating in Strategic Self-Defense & Gunfighting Tactics training recently.

WEDNESDAY: Almost identical to Tuesday. Sunny with a high near 50°. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY: Sunny skies. High near 65°. Southwest wind 0 to 10 mph.

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

Wind Chill – 25°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.03”

Dewpoint: 28°
Humidity: 89%
Wind: Northwest 6 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.18 inHg (rising)

The Tale of the Weather Tape

Sunrise = 6:59 am
Sunset = 6:53 pm
UV Intensity = < 5.8 (moderate)

Waning Crescent – 16% Full
Set: 4:45 am
Rise: 3:16 pm

POLLEN = 10.1 (HIGH)
Maple, Elm and Cedar/Juniper

Pollen concentrations for Tuesday will drop slightly, but remain in the high range. The cause for the falling pollen levels is falling temperatures, rising relative humidity and weaker winds.

Major pollutants
Ozone: 32
Particulate Matter: 41

Air Quality is Satisfactory; no appreciable risks.

Average Low = 39°
Average High = 66°
Average Rainfall = 0.22 inches
Record Low = 14° (1998)
Record High = 86° (1967)

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

A storm produced a record 5.22 inches of rain in 24 hours at Cincinnati, OH. (12th-13th) (The Weather Channel)


The state of Iowa experienced a record snowstorm. The storm buried Iowa City under 27 inches of snow. (David Ludlum)


Baltimore, MD, received an inch of rain in eight minutes. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders – 1987)


A winter storm produced heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada Range of California, and the Lake Tahoe area of Nevada. Mount Rose NV received 18 inches of new snow. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Unseasonably cold weather prevailed from the Plateau Region to the Appalachians. Chadron NE, recently buried 33 inches of snow, was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 19 degrees below zero. (The National Weather Summary)


Residents of the southern U.S. viewed a once in a life-time display of the Northern Lights. Unseasonably warm weather continued in the southwestern U.S. The record high of 88 degrees at Tucson AZ was their seventh in a row. In southwest Texas, the temperature at Sanderson soared from 46 degrees at 8 AM to 90 degrees at 11 AM. (The National Weather Summary)


Thunderstorms produced severe weather from northwest Texas to Wisconsin, Iowa and Nebraska during the day, and into the night. Severe thunderstorms spawned 59 tornadoes, including twenty-six strong or violent tornadoes, and there were about two hundred reports of large hail or damaging winds. There were forty-eight tornadoes in Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, and some of the tornadoes in those three states were the strongest of record for so early in the season, and for so far northwest in the United States. The most powerful tornado of the day was one which tore through the central Kansas community of Hesston. The tornado killed two persons, injured sixty others, and caused 22 million dollars along its 67-mile path. The tornado had a life span of two hours. Another tornado tracked 124 miles across southeastern Nebraska injuring eight persons and causing more than five million dollars damage.

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday March 13 2018

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