CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday July 3 2018
HEAT INDEX NEAR 100 DEGREES – 91°

TODAY: The entrenched pattern of 90° high temperatures, elevated heat indexes, withering humidity, and a daily chance of afternoon rains and thunderstorms continues over the next week.

Partly sunny with a high near 91°. Heat Index near 100°. East southeast wind at 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

TONIGHT: Mostly clear skies with a low around 73. East wind up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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INDEPENDENCE DAY: Mostly sunny. High 91°. Heat Index near 100°. Gentle east wind. Chance of PM precipitation is 30%.

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny. High 90°. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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

CLEAR – 73°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 70°
Humidity: 91%
Wind: East-southeast 3
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.12 inHg (rising slightly)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 5:40 am
Sunset = 8:02 pm

UV INTENSITY = 7.2 to 10.4 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waning Gibbous = 77%
Set: 10:27 am
Rise: 11:41 pm

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

POLLEN = 3.2 (low)
Grass, Sorrel/Dock

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 19 (excellent)
PM2.5 – 7.86 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 21.4 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 20.5 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 6.10 – ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 3.16 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 155 ppb (carbon monoxide)

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THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 65°
Average High = 90°
Average Rainfall = 0.16 inches
Record Low = 55° (1932)
Record High = 99° (1954)

JULY AVERAGES
Low = 66°
High = 91°
Rainfall Total = 4.78”
Snowfall Total = 0.00”
Record July Low = 50° (1983)
Record July High = 110° (1952)

THIS DAY WEATHER HISTORY

1966 – The northeastern U.S. was in the midst of a sweltering heat wave. The temperature at Philadelphia reached 104 degrees. Afternoon highs of 102 degrees at Hartford CT, 105 degrees at Allentown PA, and 107 degrees at LaGuardia Airport in New York City established all-time records for those two locations. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

1987 – Lightning struck and killed three men playing golf on a course near Kingsport TN. The three men had sought shelter from the rain under a tall tree on a small hill. Showers and thunderstorms produced heavy rain in New Jersey, with 5.2 inches reported at Trenton State College. (The National Weather Summary)

1988 – Thunderstorms around Fort Worth, TX, produced wind gusts to 76 mph at Burleson, along with two inches of rain in thirty minutes. The record low of 46 degrees at Youngstown OH was their sixth in a row. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)

1989 – Showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rain in the eastern U.S. Bowling Green, KY, was soaked with 4.99 inches of rain during the morning hours, and up to ten inches of rain deluged Oconee County SC. The temperature at Alamosa, CO, soared to a record warm reading of 91 degrees, following a record low of 35 degrees the previous day. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

 

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday July 3 2018

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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