CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday April 6 2018

by | Apr 6, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
HEAVY RAIN TONIGHT – 67°

TODAY: Mostly cloudy. High near 67°. South wind under 5 mph. Chance of light, scattered rain is 50% in amounts less than 1/10th of an inch.

TONIGHT: Heavy rain showers and thunderstorms are expected overnight in amounts from 1 to 2 inches. Skies will be densely cloudy with a chilly low of 43°. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

IMAGE: This Pivotal Weather map shows the large area of moisture poised to enter Cullman County and deposit significant, heavy rains overnight.

SATURDAY: Cold, rainy day. Outdoor events will be in jeopardy at times. Look for mostly cloudy skies with a high of only 48°. Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Freeze Warning.

SUNDAY: Areas of frost before 7 am. Sunny, with a high near 60°. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

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

Cloudy – 47°
Wind Chill – 46°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 45°
Humidity: 92%
Wind: North northeast 3 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.08 inHg (steady)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:26 am
Sunset = 7:12 pm

UV Intensity = 6.1 to 7.9 (high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waxing Gibbous – 67% Full
Set: 12:18 am
Rise: 10:47 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 509.74’
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 7.7 (Medium High)
Ash, Oak, and Cedar/Juniper

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 25 (fair)
PM2.5 – 12.5 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 28.0 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 17.6 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 12.01 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 3.11 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 218 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 43°
Average High = 72°
Average Rainfall = 0.18 inches
Record Low = 26° (1989)
Record High = 88° (1967)

MARCH AVERAGES
Low = 45°
High = 75°
Rainfall Total = 5.01”
Snowfall Total = 0.10”
Record July Low = 21° (1992)
Record July High = 92° (2006)

This Day In National Weather History
1936

A tornado outbreak in the Deep South resulted in a total of 446 deaths and eighteen million dollars damage. It was a “Tale of Two Cities”. During the evening of the 5th a tornado hit Tupelo MS killing 216 persons, injuring 700 others, and causing three million dollars damage. The next morning the paths of two tornadoes met about 8:30 AM and cut a swath four blocks wide through Gainesville GA killing 203 persons, injuring 934, and causing thirteen million dollars damage. Eight to ten feet of debris filled the streets following the storm. At least 70 persons died in the Cooper Pants Factory, the greatest tornado toll of record for a single building. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

1983

The temperature at Denver, CO, dipped to a record cold seven degrees above zero. (The Weather Channel)

1987

Rain and melting snow caused flooding from New England to Ohio. Flooding in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts was the worst in fifty years, causing forty-two million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988

A powerful storm produced wind gusts to 75 mph around Chicago, IL, and wind gusts to 92 mph at Goshen IN. The high winds created twenty-five foot waves on Lake Michigan. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1989

Unseasonably hot weather prevailed in California. Afternoon highs of 91 degrees in Downtown San Francisco, 93 degrees at San Jose, 98 degrees at San Diego, 103 degrees at Santa Maria, 104 degrees at Riverside, and 106 degrees in Downtown Los Angeles established records for the month of April. (The National Weather Summary)

1990

Snow developed in the northeastern U.S. for the second time in the month. In Virginia, a heavy wet snow blanketed northern and central sections of the Shenandoah Valley, and eastern foothills, with up to 12 inches reported around Harrisonburg. Heavy snow also blanketed the high elevations of West Virginia, with 10 inches reported at Snowshoe. An inch of snow at Syracuse NY raised their total for the winter season to a record-tying 161.3 inches. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

2005

Thunderstorms erupted and produced severe weather including 32 reports of tornadoes, most of which touched down in Mississippi and Louisiana. Between 20 and 25 homes were destroyed and 7 people were injured. Mississippi governor Haley Barbour declared a state of emergency (CNN).

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday April 6 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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