CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday August 19 2018

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday August 19 2018

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday August 19 2018
CLOUDY, TEMPS BELOW SEASONAL NORMS – 85°

TODAY: Many clouds remain with a 50/50 chance of scattered rain. A high temperature of 86°. Chance of precipitation is 60%. South southwest wind at 5 mph.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Low 70°. South southwest winds to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

IMAGE: Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program cordially invites you to attend our inaugural World Helicopter Day on Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Cullman Regional Airport-Folsom Field: https://worldhelicopterday.com/2018-alabama-wallace-state/

MONDAY: Thunderstorms likely. High temperature of 87°. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70% in amounts up to 1/2 inch.

TUESDAY: Partly sunny with a high near 86°. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

OVERCAST – 73°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.09”

Dewpoint: 71°
Humidity: 92%
Wind: Calm
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.00 inHg (steady)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:12 am
Sunset =7:29 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.1 to 9.8 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waxing Gibbous = 62%
Set: 12:32 am
Rise: 2:39 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 505.67
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 7.4 (medium-high)
Grass, Nettle, Ragweed

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 30 (Fair)
PM2.5 – 18.3 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 10.9 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 18.4 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 4.06 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 1.64 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 121 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 64°
Average High = 91°
Average Rainfall = 0.10 inches
Record Low = 56° (1943)
Record High = 103° (1999)

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

1788 – A small but powerful hurricane inflicted great havoc upon forests along a narrow track from New Jersey to Maine. A similar storm track today would cause extreme disaster in the now populated area. (David Ludlum)

1969 – ‘Never say die’ Camille let loose a cloudburst in Virginia resulting in flash floods and landslides which killed 151 persons and cause 140 million dollars damage. Massies Hill VA received 27 inches of rain. (David Ludlum)

1986 – The temperature at San Antonio, TX, soared to an all-time record high of 108 degrees. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders – 1987)

1987 – Thunderstorms moving out of southeastern Nebraska spread severe weather into eastern Kansas and western Missouri during the day. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail three inches in diameter at Albion, and high winds which downed a large tent at Waterloo injuring a dozen persons. Thunderstorms in Kansas produced baseball size hail northwest of Topeka, and wind gusts to 80 mph at Fulton. Ten persons were injured in a thunderstorm at Princeton KS, and damage to crops in southern Franklin County KS was estimated at 3.5 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1988 – Raleigh, NC, reported a record hot temperature reading of 103 degrees. Afternoon thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 75 mph in southern Pittsburgh County. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.50 inches of rain at Morgantown. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

1989 – Early morning thunderstorms deluged southeastern Delaware with six to ten inches of rain in four to six hours, with local reports of 13 to 20 inches of rain. Twenty-six major roads were closed or damaged, and fourteen bridges were washed out. Flooding caused nearly four million dollars damage to local businesses. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

 

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday August 19 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.

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.