CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER, Monday, July 9, 2018

TODAY: 40% rain chances. Partly sunny with a high near 88°. East southeast wind to 5 mph. 30% chance of afternoon/evening rains/storms.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Low temperature 70°. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

IMAGE: The Dog Days start a little early this year. High temperatures near 90 degrees and lows around 70 degrees will be the norm for a while.

TUESDAY: Partly sunny with a high near 90°. Variable northwest winds 0 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny with a high near 91°. North winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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

CLEAR – 74°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 69°
Humidity: 84%
Wind: East 3 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.28 inHg (rising)

Sunrise = 5:43 am
Sunset = 8:01 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.0 to 10.3 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

Waning Crescent = 18%
Set: 2:33 am
Rise: 4:28 pm

(full pool = 510’)

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xxbx (fair)
PM2.5 – 10.3 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 26.7 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 15.7 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 9.7 – ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 2.82 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 208 ppb (carbon monoxide)


Average Low = 65°
Average High = 91°
Average Rainfall = 0.17 inches
Record Low = 54° (1933)
Record High = 105° (1977)

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


1860 – A hot blast of air in the middle of a sweltering summer pushed the mercury up to 115 degrees at Fort Scott and Lawrence, KS. (David Ludlum)

1882 – Ice formed on the streets of Cheyenne, WY, during a rare summer freeze. (David Ludlum)

1936 – The temperature hit an all-time record high of 106 degrees at the Central Park Observatory in New York City, a record which lasted until LaGuardia Airport hit 107 degrees on July 3rd in 1966. (The Weather Channel)

1968 – Columbus, MS received 15.68 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a record for the state. (The Weather Channel)

1987 – Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Michigan. A tornado near Munising, MI, destroyed part of a commercial dog kennel, and one of the missing dogs was later found unharmed in a treetop half a mile away. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988 – Twenty-three cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date. Alpena, MI, and Buffalo, NY, suffered through their sixth straight day of record heat. The percentage of total area in the country in the grips of severe to extreme drought reached 43 percent, the fourth highest total of record. The record of 61 percent occurred during the summer of 1934. (The National Weather Summary)

1989 – Morning thunderstorms produced very heavy rain in southern Lower Michigan and northern Indiana. Up to 5.6 inches of rain was reported in Berrien County, MI. Sioux Falls SD reported a record high of 108 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER, Monday, July 9, 2018

Timothy Collins

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