CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday August 3 2018
TEMPERATURES CREEP UP – SPOTTY RAIN CHANCES REMAIN – 87°

TODAY: Partly sunny skies with 30% chance of light, scattered rain. High temperature 87°. East northeast winds at 5 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Low 68°. Nearly calm east southeast wind.

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SATURDAY: Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.

SUNDAY: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80’s.

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

CLEAR – 65°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 65°
Humidity: 998%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 7.00 miles
Barometer: 30.11 inHg (rising slightly)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:00 am
Sunset =7:46 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.3 to 10.5 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Last Quarter = 50%
Set: 12:09 am
Rise: 11:52 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 507.27
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 3.6 (low-medium)
Grass

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 13 (fair)
PM2.5 – 8.32 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 14.3 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 13.2 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 3.41- ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 0.54 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 122 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 65°
Average High = 92°
Average Rainfall = 0.11 inches
Record Low = 56° (1983)
Record High = 102° (1947)

AUGUST AVERAGES
Low = 64°
High = 91°
Rainfall Total = 3.29”
Snowfall Total = 0.00”
Record July Low = 48° (1992)
Record July High = 107° (2007)

THIS DAY WEATHER HISTORY

1885 – A tornado hit Philadelphia and Camden along its eight mile path. (David Ludlum)

1970 – Hurricane Celia struck the coast of Texas producing wind gusts to 161 mph at Corpus Christi, and estimated wind gusts of 180 mph at Arkansas Pass. The hurricane was the most destructive of record along the Texas coast causing 454 million dollars damage, and also claimed eleven lives. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

1987 – A severe thunderstorm moved across Cheyenne, WY, during the mid afternoon. The thunderstorm produced hailstones up to two inches in diameter causing more than 37 million dollars damage. The eastern U.S. sweltered in the heat. A dozen cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Paducah KY with a reading of 102 degrees. Beckley WV established an all- time record with an afternoon high of 93 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1988 – Thunderstorms developing ahead of a slow moving cold front produced severe weather from the Central High Plains to the Upper Great Lakes Region. Thunderstorms around Fort Collins, CO, produced wind gusts to 74 mph along with marble size hail. Sixteen persons were injured in the storm, most of whom were accidentally locked out of their office building, having evacuated it when the fire alarm went off, apparently triggered by lightning. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1989 – Thunderstorms representing what remained of Hurricane Chantal drenched Wichita, KS, with 2.20 inches of rain in four hours during the early morning. Thunderstorms developing in Minnesota produced wind gusts to 85 mph at Baudette during the afternoon, and softball size hail at Lake Kabetogama, during the evening. Jamestown, ND, reported a record hot afternoon high of 103 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

 

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Friday August 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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