CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday May 15 2018

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
RAIN CHANCES RAMP UP INTO NEXT WEEK – 89°

TODAY: Mostly sunny. High near 89°. East wind to 5 mph. 40% of light, scattered rain shower; up to one-quarter inch possible.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Balmy low of 65°. Gentle east-southeast winds. Chance of precipitation remains at 40% overnight.

IMAGE: You rarely hear about crime and mischief on the campus of Wallace State Community College. Two reasons for that: Outstanding, generally well-behaved students, and the personnel of Wallace State Police Department.

WEDNESDAY: 50-50 chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny skies. High 85°. Light east southeast wind. Up to a  one-quarter inch of rain possible.

THURSDAY: Cooler (82°). Showers and thunderstorms likely (60%). Mostly cloudy. High near 82. East wind up to 5 mph.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK THIS WEEK
Scattered to numerous storms are expected across portions of the region on Wednesday. Numerous thunderstorms are possible during the daytime hours of Thursday and Friday, as a series of upper-level disturbances and deep tropical moisture impact the Tennessee Valley. Scattered thunderstorms remain in the forecast for the upcoming weekend.

Although brief gusty winds may occur with the stronger thunderstorms during the period, the main threats will come from lightning and locally heavy rainfall.

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

CLEAR – 65°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 63°
Humidity: 94%
Wind: Northeast at 3 mph
Visibility: 7.00 miles
Barometer: 30.01 inHg (steady)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 5:44 am
Sunset = 7:42 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.6 to 10.2 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waxing Crescent = 1%
Set: 6:08 am
Rise: 8:04 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 509.91’
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 6.7 (medium)
Grass, Oak, Hickory/Pecan

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 29 (fair)
PM2.5 – 18.3 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 25.8 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 23.5 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 10.3 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ -3.03 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 250 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 54°
Average High = 81°
Average Rainfall = 0.17 inches
Record Low = 39° (2006)
Record High = 90° (1947)

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
1834

The Northern Atlantic Coast States were in the midst of their greatest May snowstorm of record. The hills around Newbury, VT, were covered with two to three feet of snow. (David Ludlum)

1968

A tornado touched down southwest of Anchorage, AK. It was the second of just three tornadoes reported in Alaska since 1950. (The Weather Channel)

1972

The worst ice jam flooding of memory for long-time residents took place along the Kuskokwim River and Yukon River in Alaska. It was the first time since 1890 that the two rivers “flowed as one”. The towns of Oscarville and Napaskiak were completely inundated. (15th-31st) (The Weather Channel)

1987

Unseasonably warm weather returned to the north central U.S. Seven cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Janestown, ND, with a reading of 96 degrees. Thunderstorms in Utah produced five inches of rain south of Bicknell. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988

Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 80 mph in Oklahoma County, and baseball size hail at Pawnee. Hail piled up to a depth of 18 inches south of Pawnee. Hail damage in Oklahoma was estimated at close to 25 million dollars. Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest produced golf ball size hail around Cleveland, OH, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Angola, IN. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1989

Thunderstorms developing along and north of a stationary front produced severe weather in the south central U.S. Thunderstorms spawned eleven tornadoes, and there were 145 reports of large hail and damaging winds. Softball size hail caused 2.1 million dollars damage at Sherman, TX. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1990

Thunderstorms produced severe weather from the Central Plains Region and Oklahoma to Indiana and western Kentucky. Thunderstorms spawned fifteen tornadoes, including seven in Oklahoma, and there were 165 reports of large hail or damaging winds. A tornado killed one person, injured a dozen others, and caused four million dollars damage at Stillwater, OK. Another tornado injured eight persons at Foyil, OK. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma also produced wind gusts to 92 mph at Oologah Lake, and softball size hail at Canton and north of Oakwood. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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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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