CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER, Wednesday. July 11, 2018
HEAT INDEX NEAR 100° TODAY – 91°

TODAY: Mostly sunny with a high near 91°. Heat Index approaches 100°. North winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy; low temperature of 70°. Calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

IMAGE: Warm-to hot-temperatures are common across much of the United States. Severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the northern plains
and upper Mississippi Valley through Thursday.

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny. High 91°. Heat index 100°. Northwest wind 0 to 5 mph. 50-50 chance of scattered storm/rain.

FRIDAY: A near repeat of Thursday.

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

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

Dewpoint: 72°
Humidity: 97%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 7.00 miles
Barometer: 30.10 inHg (rising)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 5:44 am
Sunset = 8:01 pm

UV INTENSITY = 5.9 to 10.3 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waning Crescent = 4%
Set: 4:11 am
Rise: 6:42 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 509.33
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 2.9 (low)
Grass

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 32 (fair)
PM2.5 – 13.4 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 35.4 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 11.2 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 9.8 – ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 1.78 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 225 ppb (carbon monoxide)

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THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 65°
Average High = 91°
Average Rainfall = 0.17 inches
Record Low = 53° (1963)
Record High = 103° (1930)

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

1888 – Heavy snow reached almost to the base of Mt. Washington, NH, and the peaks of the Green Mountains were whitened. (David Ludlum)

1987 – Early morning thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 90 mph at Parkston, SD, and wind gusts to 87 mph at Buffalo, MN. Later in the day strong thunderstorm winds at Howard WI collapsed a circus tent injuring 44 persons. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988 – Thunderstorms produced heavy rain in southern Texas, with totals ranging up to 13 inches near Medina. Two men drowned when their pick-up truck was swept into the Guadalupe River, west of the town of Hunt. Ten cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date. Baltimore, MD, reported a record high reading of 102 degrees for the second day in a row. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1989 – Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather from North Dakota to Indiana. Thunderstorms in North Dakota produced tennis ball size hail at Carson. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Fort Wayne. Five cities in the Southern Atlantic Coast Region reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lakeland, FL, with a reading of 100 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday July 11 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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