CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday April 17 2018

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
ANOTHER COLD MORNING; WARM UP STARTS TODAY – 72°

TODAY: Springtime normalcy returns after a cold start. Sunny. High 72°. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Much warmer overnight temperature; low 52°. Strong southwest winds continue.

IMAGE: Captain Mark Persall will be retiring from the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office this summer. Tonight, he graduates his final group of Sheriff’s Citizen Academy students.

WEDNESDAY: Lots of clouds move in. High near 80°. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting to 25 mph.

THURSDAY: Sunny. Highs in the mid-60’s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

CLOUDY – 32°
Wind Chill – 32°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 31°
Humidity: 98%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.09 inHg (rising)


The Tale of the Weather Tape

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:12 am
Sunset = 7:20 pm

UV INTENSITY = 7.3 to 9.5 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waxing Crescent – 3% Full
Set: 7:33 am
Rise: 9:14 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 513.02’
Level is 3.02 feet above full pool
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 10.1 (Low)
Sycamore, Oak, and Cedar/Juniper

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 21 (fair)
PM2.5 – 10.1 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 23.7 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 16.5 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 11.2 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 3.86 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 209 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 45°
Average High = 75°
Average Rainfall = 0.16 inches
Record Low = 27° (1999)
Record High = 89° (2002)

APRIL 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
1922

A family of at least six tornadoes caused death and destruction along parts of a 210 mile path from north of Ogden IL to Allen County OH, killing sixteen persons. A post card, picked up in Madison County IN, was found 124 miles away near Mount Cory OH. (The Weather Channel)

1953

One of the few severe hailstorms accompanied by snow, sleet, glaze, and rain, pelted parts of Kay, Osage, Creek, Tulsa, Washington, and Rogers Counties in northeastern Oklahoma late in the day. Nearly 10,000 insurance claims were filed. (The Weather Channel)

1965

The Mississippi River reached a flood crest at Saint Paul MN four feet higher than any previous mark. During the next two weeks record levels were reached along the Mississippi between Saint Paul and Hannibal MO. Flooding caused more than 100 million dollars damage, but timely warnings kept the death toll down to just twelve persons. (David Ludlum)

1987

Twenty-two cities in the central U.S. reported new record high temperatures for the date. Temperatures warmed into the 70s and 80s from the High Plains Region to the Mississippi Valley, with readings in the low 90s reported in the Southern Plains Region. Tulsa OK hit 92 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)

1988

Heavy snow blanketed northern Arizona. Snowfall totals ranged up to 16 inches at Pinetop, with 10 inches reported at Flagstaff. Afternoon thunderstorms spawned a couple of tornadoes in Idaho. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1989

Arctic cold invaded the north central U.S. Missoula MT was blanketed with four inches of snow, and Glasgow MT reported a record cold morning low of 14 degrees above zero. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1990

High winds in northern Utah, gusting to 90 mph in Weber County, blew a trampoline through a living room window, and strong winds associated with a cold front crossing the Middle Atlantic Coast Region gusted to 75 mph in the Chesapeake Bay area of Virginia. Unseasonably cold weather prevailed in the north central U.S. Valentine NE was the cold spot in the nation with a record low of 10 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday April 17 2018

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Timothy Collins

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