CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday July 27 2018
MARS 3X BRIGHTER THAN BRIGHTEST STAR TONIGHT- 89°

TODAY: Partly sunny. High 88°. Light north northwest wind. Slight chance of a passing thunderstorm (20%).

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy, with a low of 67°. North winds 5 mph.

IMAGE: Today, Mars will be at Opposition, the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun. At opposition, Mars will rise in the East around sunset, be at its highest in the South in the middle of the night, and set in the West around sunrise. 

SATURDAY: Sunny skies. High of 88°. North northeast wind to 5 mph.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. High 89°. Light north wind. Slight chance of a passing thunderstorm.

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CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday July 27 2018

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

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

Dewpoint: 66°
Humidity: 81%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.07 inHg (rising rapidly)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 5:55 am
Sunset =7:52 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.7 to 10.4 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waxing Gibbous = 99%
Set: 5:40 am
Rise: 7:55 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 507.97
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 3.1 (low-medium)
Grass

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 31 (fair)
PM2.5 – 19.3 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 32.6 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 20.1 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 9.1- ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 1.45 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 256 ppb (carbon monoxide)

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THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 66°
Average High = 92°
Average Rainfall = 0.14 inches
Record Low = 57° (1962)
Record High = 103° (1952)

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

1926 – A hurricane came inland near Daytona Beach, FL. The hurricane caused 2.5 million dollars damage in eastern Florida, including the Jacksonville area. (David Ludlum)

1939 – The temperature at Lewiston, ID, hit 117 degrees to establish an all-time record high for that location. (The Weather Channel)

1943 – On a whim, and flying a single engine AT-6, Lieutenant Ralph O’Hair and Colonel Duckworth were the first to fly into a hurricane. It started regular Air Force flights into hurricanes. (The Weather Channel)

1987 – Thunderstorms in Minnesota spawned a tornado which moved in a southwesterly direction for a distance of thirty miles across Rice County and Goodhue County. Trees were uprooted and tossed about like toys, and a horse lifted by the tornado was observed sailing horizontally through the air. Thunderstorms drenched La Crosse, WI, with 5.26 inches of rain, their second highest 24 hour total of record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988 – Hot weather prevailed in the north central U.S. Williston, ND, reported a record high of 108 degrees. Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the eastern U.S., and in southeastern Texas. Richland County, SC, was soaked with up to 5.5 inches of rain. (The National Weather Summary)

1989 – Thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains in the southwestern U.S. Yuma, AZ, experienced their most severe thunderstorm of record. Strong thunderstorm winds, with unofficial gusts as high as 95 mph, reduced visibilities to near zero in blowing dust and sand. Yuma got nearly as much rain in one hour as is normally received in an entire year. The storm total of 2.55 inches of rain was a record 24 hour total for July. Property damage due to flash flooding and high winds was in the millions. (Storm Data)

1989 – Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Wisconsin and northern Illinois to New England, with 103 reports of large hail and damaging winds through the day. Thunderstorms in Wisconsin produced hail three inches in diameter near Oshkosh, and wind gusts to 65 mph at Germantown. (The National Weather Summary)

 

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday July 27 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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