CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday May 8 2018

by | May 8, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
90 DEGREES BY THIS WEEKEND – 83°

TODAY: Sunny. High 84°. Gentle north winds.

TONIGHT: Clear and calm with a low around 55°.

IMAGE: The heart of the Town of Colony government: Mayor Donnis Leeth and Councilman Curtis Johnson.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny with a high near 86°. South winds up to 5 mph.

THURSDAY: High temperature approaches 90 under mostly sunny skies with a slight chance of scattered rain showers.

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

CLEAR – 60°
Wind Chill -n/a
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00” (.20 in downtown)

Dewpoint: 58°
Humidity: 94%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.14 inHg (steady)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 5:50 am
Sunset = 7:37 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.9 to 8.7 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waning Crescent = 46%
Set: 1:57 am
Rise: 12:54 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 509.94’
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 7.3 (medium-high)
Grass, Oak, Hickory/Pecan

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 17 (excellent)
PM2.5 – 10.3 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 18.8 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 20.6 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 8.23 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 1.85 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 212 ppb (carbon monoxide)

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This Day In National Weather History
1784

A deadly hailstorm in South Carolina hit the town of Winnsborough. The hailstones, measuring as much as nine inches in circumference, killed several persons, and a great number of sheep, lambs and birds. (David Ludlum)

1803

A freak spring storm produced heavy snow from southern Indiana to New England. The storm made sleighing possible in Massachusetts, but also ruined shade trees in Philadelphia. (David Ludlum)

1981

The Dallas/Fort Worth area experienced its worst hailstorm of record as baseball to grapefruit size hail, accompanied by 100 mph winds, caused nearly 200 million dollars damage. Hail accumulated eight inches deep at Cedar Hill TX. (The Weather Channel)

1987

Twenty-eight cities in the northwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 95 degrees at Redding CA was their fifth in a row, and the record high of 102 degrees at Hanover WA was just one degree shy of their record for May. (The National Weather Summary)

1988

Thunderstorms in the Mississippi Valley spawned a total of 57 tornadoes, including 24 in Wisconsin, and a record 22 tornadoes in one day in Iowa. There were also more than 200 reports of large hail and damaging winds. Baseball size hail was reported at Terre Bonne Mo. At Rockford IL one person was temporarily trapped inside a portable toilet toppled by thunderstorm winds gusting to 80 mph. Fortunately, not a single person was killed in the “Mother’s Day” tornado outbreak. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1989

Twenty-one cities in the eastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. Lows of 28 degrees at Asheville NC and 31 degrees at Greer SC were records for May. (The National Weather Summary)

1990

Thunderstorms produced severe weather in northwestern and north central Kansas during the evening and night. Thunderstorms produced hail three inches in diameter at Brewster, and wind gusts to 92 mph south of Wakeeney. Thunderstorms over northwest Iowa deluged the town of Boone with five inches of rain flooding basements and leaving some areas under four feet of water. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday May 8 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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