CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Saturday, July 7, 2018

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Saturday, July 7, 2018 Friday was an unusual day for precipitation; it defined the term ‘locally heavy rainfall’.=. 3.35’ of rain was measured Friday in Good Hope, 0.68” in Hanceville, and ZERO (0.00”) at Cullman Regional Folsom Field.

TODAY: Mostly cloudy with a high near 85°. East northeast wind around 5 mph. 60% chance of another 1/2” of rain.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Low temperature 70°. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

IMAGE: The 126th Cullman Courthouse Singing Convention convenes today at 9:30 am.

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy. High 86°. Chance of precipitation is 50% with an east southeast wind up to 10 mph.

MONDAY: 50-50 rain chances continue. Mostly cloudy with a high near 88°. South southeast wind to 5 mph.

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

24-hour Rain Total – 0.00” to 3.35”

Dewpoint: 69°
Humidity: 97%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 7.00 miles
Barometer: 30.15 inHg (steady)

Sunrise = 5:42 am
Sunset = 8:02 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.0 to 10.5 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

Waning Crescent = 38%
Set: 1:18 am
Rise: 2:18 pm

(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 0.4 (low)

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 19 (excellent)
PM2.5 – 9.4 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 20.4 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 23.8 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 4.41 – ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 1.34 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 170 ppb (carbon monoxide)

Average Low = 65°
Average High = 91°
Average Rainfall = 0.14 inches
Record Low = 50° (1983)
Record High = 103° (1977)

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


1905 – The mercury soared to 127 degrees at Parker, AZ, to tie the state record established at Fort Mohave on the 15th of June in 1896. (The Weather Channel)

1915 – A severe wind and thunderstorm caused heavy damage and 38 deaths in and near Cincinnati, OH. Many older buildings were demolished. The steamship Dick Fulton was overturned. (The Weather Channel)

1981 – Montana was in the midst of a snowstorm that dumped ten inches at Glacier National Park, and produced winds to 90 mph. Meanwhile, Denver, CO, set a record high with a reading of 101 degrees. (The Weather Channel)

1987 – Thunderstorms spawned eight tornadoes in Colorado and three in West Texas. Thunderstorms also produced softball size hail at Bula, TX. In the midst of a record thirty-nine-day string of 100 degree days, the temperature at Tucson, AZ, dipped to 66 degrees, marking their third straight record low for the date. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988 – Thirty-eight cities in the north-central and northeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. Youngstown, OH, hit 100 degrees, and for the second day in a row, Flint, MI, reached 101 degrees, equalling all-time records for those two cities. (The National Weather Summary)

1989 – Thunderstorms produced severe weather during the day, with more than 100 reports of large hail and damaging winds from Ohio to Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Thunderstorm winds reached 90 mph in Sullivan County, NH, and golf ball size hail was reported in Pennsylvania. Twenty-four cities, mostly in the southwestern U.S., reported record high temperatures for the date. Afternoon highs of 105 degrees at Cedar City, UT, and 114 degrees at Moab, UT, were all-time records for those locations. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Saturday, July 7, 2018

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