CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday May 2 2018

by | May 2, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
NEAR PERFECT SPRING WEATHER CONTINUES – 83°

TODAY: Sunny. High 83°. South winds to 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Clear skies with a balmy low temperature near 60°. South southeast wind 0 to 5 mph.

IMAGE: Laura Willingham Walker did this painting. It is called “Love Hopes All Things”. The work celebrates the beautiful acts of love and strength that are done by those affected by cancer. The Relay For Life Survivors breakfast is this morning 7-8 am) at Cullman Church of Christ.

THURSDAY: Sunny. High 85°. South winds at 5 mph.

FRIDAY: Partly sunny. High near 84°. South-southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph.

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL SATURDAY: Scattered showers and passing thunderstorms likely (60% chance). Cloudy and cooler with a high around 75°. Precipitation should NOT be constant or consistent. We should see some sun at times.

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

CLEAR – 59°
Wind Chill – 59°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 55°
Humidity: 86%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.26 inHg (rising slowly)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 5:56 am
Sunset = 7:32pm

UV INTENSITY = 8.1 to 10.3 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waning Gibbous = 94%
Set: 7:57 am
Rise: 10:09 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 510.60’
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 8.4 (medium-high)
Oak, Cedar/Juniper, Hickory/Pecan

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 23 (fair)
PM2.5 – 14.6 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 22.3 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 27.2 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 9.4ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 3.58ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 218 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 50°
Average High = 78°
Average Rainfall = 0.16 inches
Record Low = 36° (1963)
Record High = 90° (1959)

MAY AVERAGES
Low = 54°
High = 81°
Rainfall Total = 5.13”
Snowfall Total = 0.10”
Record July Low = 32° (1976)
Record July High = 96° (1941)

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

This Day In National Weather History
1899

A storm buried Havre, MT, under 24.8 inches of snow, an all-time record for that location. The water equivalent of 2.48 inches was a record 24 hour total for the month of May. (The Weather Channel)

1920

A swarm of tornadoes in Rogers, Mayes and Cherokee Counties in Oklahoma killed 64 persons. (David Ludlum)

1924

Virginia’s worst tornado disaster occurred. Six tornadoes, two of which were west of the Blue Mountains, killed 22 people. Twelve children and a teacher were killed at Rye Cove, in Scott County. Four schools were destroyed by the storms. (The Weather Channel)

1983

Severe thunderstorms spawned twenty tornadoes across Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York State. The tornadoes caused five deaths. (The Weather Channel)

1987

Thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced golf ball size hail in northern Louisiana, and wind gusts to 77 mph at Lake Providence LA. Thunderstorms in Arkansas produced 4.20 inches of rain at Arkadelphia and 4.00 inches at Bismarck. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1988

A powerful storm produced snow and high winds in the Central Rockies and the Central High Plains Region. Snowfall totals in Colorado ranged up to 12 inches at Strasburg, and winds in southeastern Colorado gusted to 87 mph at Lamar. Snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in eastern Colorado and southeastern Wyoming. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1989

Thunderstorms developing to the north of a warm front produced severe weather in Oklahoma and Texas. There were 93 reports of severe weather. Thunderstorm winds gusted to 80 mph at Beattie, and baseball size hail was reported at Ranger and Breckenridge. Juneau AK reported a record high temperature of 72 degrees while Honolulu equalled their record low for the month of May with a reading of 60 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1990

Fourteen cities in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina reported record high temperatures for the date as readings soared into the 90s. Tampa FL reported a record high of 97 degrees, and Fort Stewart GA was the hot spot in the nation with a reading of 100 degrees.

Thunderstorms produced severe weather from northeastern Texas to western Arkansas during the evening and early nighttime hours. Thunderstorms spawned a tornado which injured thirteen persons at Paris TX, and produced baseball size hail at Rio Vista TX. Thunderstorm rains of four to seven inches caused flash flooding in west central Arkansas, southern and eastern Oklahoma, and northern Texas. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday May 2 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!