CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday March 18 2018

by | Mar 18, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
CLOUDY, WARM EARLY SPRING DAY – 70°

TODAY: 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. High near 70°.

TONIGHT: 60% chance of precipitation. Cloudy skies. Low around 55°. Gentle south southeast wind. Rainfall amounts up to one-half of an inch possible.

IMAGE: Heath Stewart‎ made Cullman County proud with his performance in Arley Friday night.

MONDAY: 60% chance of rain with another 1/2” possible. Mostly cloudy. High near 75°. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph with gusts as high as 25 mph. An Enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms exists.

TUESDAY: Much cooler, with a 40% chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

PARTLY CLOUDY – 49°
Wind Chill – 46°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.03” (at HVL)

Dewpoint: 44°
Humidity: 81%
Wind: North northeast 7 mph
Visibility: 7.00 miles
Barometer: 30.01 inHg (steady)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:52 am
Sunset = 6:57 pm
UV Intensity = < 6.6 (high)

MOON
Waxing Crescent – 1% Full
Set: 7:46 am
Rise: 8:16 pm

POLLEN = 10.1 (HIGH)
Elm and Cedar/Juniper

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 44 (good)
Major pollutants
Ozone: 40
Particulate Matter: 38

Air Quality is Satisfactory; no appreciable risks.

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 40°
Average High = 67°
Average Rainfall = 0.22 inches
Record Low = 22° (1941)
Record High = 86° (1982)

MARCH AVERAGES
Low = 39°
High = 67°
Rainfall Total = 5.33”
Snowfall Total = 0.33”
Record July Low = 10° (1993)
Record July High = 83° (1967)

This Day In National Weather History
1928

he great Tri-State Tornado occurred, the most deadly tornado in U.S. history. The tornado claimed 695 lives (including 234 at Murphysboro IL and 148 at West Frankfort IL) and caused seventeen million dollars property damage. It cut a swath of destruction 219 miles long and as much as a mile wide from east central Missouri to southern Indiana between 1 PM and 4 PM. The tornado leveled a school in West Frankfort IL and picked up sixteen students setting them down unharmed 150 yards away. Seven other tornadoes claimed an additional 97 lives that day.

1971

High winds accompanied a low-pressure system from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 100 mph at Hastings NE and reached 115 mph at Hays KS. High winds caused two million dollars damage in Kansas. A fire burned 50,000 forest acres in eastern Oklahoma. (17th-19th) (The Weather Channel)

1987

A storm in the central U.S. produced up to 10 inches of snow in western Nebraska and up to six inches of rain in eastern sections of the state. The heavy rains pushed the Elkhorn River out of its banks, submerging the streets of Inman under three feet of water.

1988

Light rain and snow prevailed east of the Mississippi River. Fair weather prevailed west of the Mississippi.

1989

A storm in the western U.S. produced heavy rain in California, with heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada Range. Venado CA was drenched with 5.40 inches of rain in 24 hours. A dozen cities in the eastern U.S. reported new record high temperatures for the date, including Baltimore MD with a reading of 82 degrees.

1990

Heavy rain caused extensive flooding of rivers and streams in Georgia, with total damage running well into the millions. Flooding also claimed six lives. Nearly seven inches of rain caused 2.5 million dollars damage around Columbus, and up to nine inches of rain was reported over the northern Kinchafoonee Basin in Georgia.

sponsorship of the weather by:

CULLMAN REGIONAL

Life Exceptional – Here’s To A Lifetime Of Healthy Choices

http://cullmanhealthy.com

1912 Alabama Highway 157, Cullman, AL 35058
(256) 737-2000


CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday March 18 2018

James Spann Extreme Weather Video

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.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share With Friends

Share this post with your friends!