CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday May 25 2018

by | May 25, 2018 | Weather

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday February 19 2017
WARM, HUMIDITY HIGH, ATMOSPHERIC INSTABILITY TODAY – 85°

TODAY: 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 85°. Southeast wind up to 5 mph.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60’s. South winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50%.

IMAGE: Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick attended yesterday’s Cullman EMS First Responder Cookout at Sportsman Lake Park. We are happy to report his services were not needed during this event.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy. High near 85°. South southerly breeze. Chance of scattered rain storms is 50-50.

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy. High 85°. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Noticeably east wind.

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

FAIR – 73°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 67°
Humidity:80%
Wind: Southeast 5 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.08 inHg (very steady)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 5:39 am
Sunset = 7:49 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6..7 to 9.7 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waxing Gibbous = 83%
Set: 3:32 am
Rise: 4:09 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 509.68’
(full pool = 510’)

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

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 16 (excellent)
PM2.5 – 9.3 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 17.8 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 20.9 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 7.65 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ -3.03ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 206 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 56°
Average High = 83°
Average Rainfall = 0.16 inches
Record Low = 42° (1983)
Record High = 93° (1933)

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
1917

A tornado ripped through southeast Kansas, traveling 65 mph. The average speed was a record for any tornado. (The Weather Channel)

1955

Two tornadoes struck the town of Blackwell, OK, within a few minutes time during the late evening. The tornadoes killed 18 persons and injured more than 500 others. Early the next morning a tornado virtually obliterated the small community of Udall KS killing 80 persons and injuring 270 persons. More than half the persons in the community were killed or injured by the tornado. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

1987

Thunderstorms spawned fifteen tornadoes in West Texas. One thunderstorm spawned a powerful tornado near Gruver, TX, along with golf ball size hail and 75 mph winds. A man on a boat on Lake Bistineau in northwest Louisiana was struck and killed by lightning, while the other three persons in the boat were unharmed. The man reportedly stood up in the boat and asked to be struck by lightning. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988

Unseasonably cool weather prevailed in the Upper Midwest. Marquette, MI, reported a record low of 26 degrees. Thunderstorms in the north-central U.S. produced wind gusts to 62 mph at Idaho Falls, ID, and produced 4 inches of rain in less than four hours in northern Buffalo County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1989

Thunderstorms developing ahead of a strong cold front produced severe weather from Oklahoma to Ohio through the day and night. Thunderstorms spawned nine tornadoes, and there were 155 reports of large hail and damaging winds. Hail three and a half inches in diameter was reported at Dittmer, MO, and thunderstorm winds gusting to 90 MPH caused twenty million dollars damage at Rockville IN. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1990

Evening thunderstorms spawned four tornadoes in Kansas and Missouri, and there were three dozen reports of large hail or damaging winds. Thunderstorms produced hail two inches in diameter at Cole Camp, and wind gusts to 72 mph at Rosebud. Heavy thunderstorm rains produced flash flooding in central Missouri. Flood waters swept through Washington State Park southwest of Saint Louis, and nearly one hundred persons had to be rescued from water as much as twenty feet deep. The flood waters swept away a number of vehicles, some were carried as much as four miles away. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday May 25 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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