CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday August 12 2018

TODAY: Partly sunny. High 91°. Northwest winds to 10 mph. Slight chance of PM scattered rain storm.

TONIGHT: Some patchy fog may develop overnight in places. Partly cloudy, low 66°. Light north wind.

IMAGE: This group of folks had good times yesterday at Sportsman Lake Park during the Duck Draw Down Festival.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny. High 90°. North breeze. Slight chance of PM scattered rain storm.

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny with a high near 91°. Southwest breeze. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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

24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 66°
Humidity: 99%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.08 inHg (steady)

Sunrise = 6:07 am
Sunset =7:37 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.3 to 10.0 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

Waxing Crescent = 2%
Set: 7:23 am
Rise: 8:59 pm

(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 6.3 (medium)
Grass & Chenopods

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 25 (excellent)
PM2.5 – 12.7 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 27.7 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 20.7 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 4.56 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 1.28 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 199 ppb (carbon monoxide)


Average Low = 64°
Average High = 92°
Average Rainfall = 0.09 inches
Record Low = 55° (1930)
Record High = 104° (2007)

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


1778 – A Rhode Island hurricane prevented an impending British-French sea battle, and caused extensive damage over southeast New England. (David Ludlum)

1933 – The temperature at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, CA, hit 127 degrees to establish a U.S. record for the month of August. (The Weather Channel)

1936 – The temperature at Seymour, TX, hit 120 degrees to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel)

1955 – During the second week of August hurricanes Connie and Diane produced as much as 19 inches of rain in the northeastern U.S. forcing rivers from Virginia to Massachusetts into a high flood. Westfield MA was deluged with 18.15 inches of rain in 24 hours, and at Woonsocket RI the Blackstone River swelled from seventy feet in width to a mile and a half. Connecticut and the Delaware Valley were hardest hit. Total damage in New England was 800 million dollars, and flooding claimed 187 lives. (David Ludlum)

1987 – Early afternoon thunderstorms in Arizona produced 3.90 inches of rain in ninety minutes at Walnut National Monument (located east of Flagstaff), along with three inches of pea size hail, which had to be plowed off the roads. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988 – Fifteen cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date. Youngstown OH reported twenty-six days of 90 degree weather for the year, a total equal to that for the entire decade of the 1970s. (The National Weather Summary)

1989 – Thunderstorms were scattered across nearly every state in the Union by late in the day. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Fergus Falls MN, and golf ball size hail and wind gusts to 60 mph at Black Creek WI. In the Chicago area, seven persons at a forest preserve in North Riverside were injured by lightning. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday August 12 2018

Timothy Collins

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