CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday May 18 2018

by | May 18, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
PASSING RAIN STORMS LIKELY – 81°

TODAY: Mostly cloudy. High 81°. 60% chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. South southeast winds up to 5 mph. Look for up to one-quarter of an inch of precipitation.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK: Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are possible later today before
tapering off this evening. A few of the stronger storms will be capable of brief heavy downpours, gusty winds, and small hail.

TONIGHT: 60% storms chances continue overnight. Mostly cloudy skies with a low in the mid 60’s. Faint south wind. New rainfall amounts up to one-quarter of an inch are possible.

IMAGE: Dinner On First is tonight at the Cullman Warehouse.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny after a cloudy start. High temperature around 85°. Rain and storms chances drop to only 20%.

SUNDAY: Partly sunny skies. A 40% chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80’s.

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

Fog-Mist – 65°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.03”

Dewpoint: 64°
Humidity: 977%
Wind: South 3 mph
Visibility: 5.00 miles
Barometer: 29.91 inHg (rising slightly)

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

UV INTENSITY = 6.5 to 9.9 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waxing Crescent = 12%
Set: 8:45 am
Rise: 11:18 pm

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

POLLEN = 4.8 (low-medium)
Grass, Oak, Hickory/Pecan

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 18 (excellent)
PM2.5 – 8.89 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 20.1 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 15.6 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 5.95 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ -2.15 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 167 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 55°
Average High = 82°
Average Rainfall = 0.17 inches
Record Low = 36° (1973)
Record High = 91° (1957)

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
1825

A tornado (said to have crossed all of the state of Ohio) smashed into the log cabin settlement of Burlington, northeast of Columbus. (David Ludlum)

1960

Salt Lake City UT received an inch of snow. It marked their latest measurable snowfall of record. (The Weather Channel)

1880

Mount Saint Helens (in Washington State) erupted spewing ash and smoke sixty-three thousand feet into the air. Heavy ash covered the ground to the immediate northwest, and small particles were carried to the Atlantic coast. (David Ludlum)

1987

Thunderstorms in Kansas, developing along a cold front, spawned tornadoes at Emporia and Toledo, produced wind gusts to 65 mph at Fort Scott, and produced golf ball size hail in the Kansas City area. Unseasonably hot weather prevailed ahead of the cold front. Pomona NJ reported a record high of 93 degrees, and Altus, OK, hit 100 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988

Low pressure anchored over eastern Virginia kept showers and thunderstorms over the Middle Atlantic Coast Region. Flash flooding was reported in Pennsylvania. Up to five inches of rain drenched Franklin County PA in 24 hours. (The National Weather Summary)

1989

Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced severe weather from the Central Gulf Coast States to the Lower Missouri Valley during the day and evening. Thunderstorms spawned sixteen tornadoes, and there were 74 reports of large hail and damaging winds. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1990

Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the central U.S. spawning a sixteen tornadoes, including a dozen in Nebraska. Thunderstorms also produced hail four inches in diameter at Perryton TX, wind gusts to 84 mph at Ellis KS, and high winds which caused nearly two million dollars damage at Sutherland NE. Thunderstorms deluged Sioux City IA with up to eight inches of rain, resulting in a record flood crest on Perry Creek and at least 4.5 million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday May 18 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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