CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday May 9 2018

by | May 9, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
SPRINGTIME WARMTH SET TO LAST AWHILE – 86°

TODAY: Mostly sunny with a high near 86°. South winds up to 5 mph. 20% chance of afternoon rain showers and thunderstorm.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60°. South southwest wind 0 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

IMAGE: Just a reminder, warm weather is almost always better than cold weather. Just ask the City of Cullman Street Department guys.

THURSDAY: High temperature approaches 90° under mostly sunny skies with a 30% chance of scattered rain showers. Windy from the west-southwest (up to 20 mph).

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny with a high near 87°. South southwest wind 0 to 5 mph.

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

PARTLY CLOUDY – 61°
Wind Chill -n/a
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00” (.20 in downtown)

Dewpoint: 57°
Humidity: 87%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.10 inHg (rising sharply)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 5:49 am
Sunset = 7:38 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.4 to 8.8 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waning Crescent = 37%
Set: 2:33 am
Rise: 1:50 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 509.93’
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 7.0 (medium)
Grass, Oak, Hickory/Pecan

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 29 (fair)
PM2.5 – 9.0 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 32.4 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 33.1 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 7.51 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 3.15 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 267 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 52°
Average High = 80°
Average Rainfall = 0.17 inches
Record Low = 35° (1992)
Record High = 93° (1986)

MAY AVERAGES
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
1966

Record snows fell in the northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania, including 3.1 inches at Pittsburgh PA and 5.4 inches at Youngstown OH. Snow also extended across parts of New York State, with eight inches reported in the southern Adirondacks. (The Weather Channel)

1977

A late-season snowstorm hit parts of Pennsylvania, New York State, and southern and central New England. Heavier snowfall totals included 27 inches at Slide Mountain NY and 20 inches at Norwalk CT. At Boston, it was the first May snow in 107 years of records. The heavy wet snow caused extensive damage to trees and power lines. The homes of half a million persons were without power following the storm. (9th-10th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

1985

Lightning struck some trees about 150 yards away from a home in Alabama and followed the driveway to the home. The charge went through the house and burned all the electrical outlets, ruined appliances, and blasted a hole in the concrete floor of the basement. (The Weather Channel)

1987

Unseasonably warm weather spread from the Pacific Northwest to the Upper Mississippi Valley. Fifteen cities reported record high temperatures for the date. It was the fourth day of record warmth for Eugene OR and Salem OR. (The National Weather Summary)

1988

A massive cyclone in the central U.S. produced severe thunderstorms from eastern Texas to the Upper Ohio Valley. A strong (F-3) tornado ripped through Middleboro KY causing more than 22 million dollars damage. Thunderstorms in east central Texas produced hail three and a half inches in diameter at Groesbeck, and near Fairfield. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1989

Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front in the south-central U.S. produced golf ball size hail and wind gusts to 62 mph at Mira LA, and during the morning hours drenched Stuttgart AR with five inches of rain. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1990

Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the central U.S. during the evening hours, mainly from southeastern Missouri to southwestern Indiana. Severe thunderstorms spawned four tornadoes, including two strong (F-2) tornadoes in southern Illinois. Strong thunderstorm winds gusted to 85 mph at Orient IL, and to 100 mph at West Salem. Thunderstorms drenched northeastern Illinois with up to 4.50 inches of rain. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday May 9 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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