CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday May 4 2018
PERFECT SENIOR SHINDIG WEATHER TODAY – 85°
TODAY: Cloud and sun mix. High near 85°. West southwest winds up to 10 mph.
TONIGHT: 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy with a low of 63°. Light west wind.
IMAGE: The annual Senior Shindig is being held from 10 am to 2 pm today at Festhalle in downtown Cullman. Weather will be near perfect and FAR better than last year’s rainout.
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL SATURDAY: Scattered showers and passing thunderstorms likely (60% chance). Cloudy, and noticeably cooler with a high of 75°. Precipitation should NOT be constant or consistent. We should see some sun at times, however total rain amounts will tally up to 1/2”.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing skies. Highs around 80° with a north wind.
At 6:00 am FRIDAY Current Conditions at the Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station:
At 6:00 am FRIDAY current conditions at the Cullman Regional Folsom Field (KCMD) weather station:
CLEAR – 65°
Wind Chill – n/a
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”
Wind: Southwest at 3 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.21 inHg (rising quickly)
Sunrise = 5:54 am
Sunset = 7:34pm
UV INTENSITY = 8.1 to 10.2 (very high)
peak at 1 pm
Waning Gibbous = 82%
Set: 9:25 am
Rise: 11:51 pm
WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 509.94’
(full pool = 510’)
POLLEN = 8.4 (medium-high)
Grass, Oak, Hickory/Pecan
AIR QUALITY INDEX = 27 (fair)
PM2.5 – 12.6 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 22.8 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 34.5 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 4.67 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 3.03 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 151 ppb (carbon monoxide)
THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 50°
Average High = 79°
Average Rainfall = 0.16 inches
Record Low = 32° (1971)
Record High = 89° (1930)
Low = 54°
High = 81°
Rainfall Total = 5.13”
Snowfall Total = 0.10”
Record July Low = 32° (1976)
Record July High = 96° (1941)
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This Day In National Weather History
A storm produced snow from Philadelphia to Maine. A foot of snow fell near Keene NH, and in Massachusetts, nine inches fell at Waltham, located near Boston.
A late-season snowstorm in northwest Texas produced up to eight inches of snow in Potter County and Armstrong County.
Austin, TX, was hit twice by tornadoes which struck within thirty minutes of each other. Twelve persons were killed in the tornadoes.
A tornado 500 yards in width struck Pleasant Hill, MO, severely damaging the high school and grade school. Only minor injuries were reported among the more than 1000 teachers and students due to excellent warnings and prior tornado drills.
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the southeastern U.S., with South Carolina hardest hit. Thunderstorm winds toppled trees seventy feet high in Spartanburg County SC and knocked homes off their foundations near Bishopville SC.
Thunderstorms produced large hail in North Carolina, but brought welcome rains to much of the rest of the eastern U.S. Residents of New England finally saw sunshine after about a week of clouds and rain.
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Southern Plains Region and the Lower Mississippi Valley. Thunderstorms spawned fifteen tornadoes, and there were 340 reports of large hail and damaging winds. Hail three inches in diameter and 9.39 inches of rain resulted in more than 130 million dollars damage at Monroe LA. Thunderstorm winds gusted to 100 mph at Epps LA and Fort Worth TX. A thunderstorm north of Mineral Wells TX produced high winds which unroofed a nightclub, turning it into a “topless club.”
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from the Lower Ohio Valley to Virginia and the Carolinas. A tornado at Augusta Springs VA killed two people and injured ten others, and another tornado caused 1.7 million dollars damage at Colonial Heights VA.
Temperatures soared into the 90s in northern California. The high of 98 degrees in downtown Sacramento was their hottest reading of record for so early in the season.
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