CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday August 22 2018
LATE AUGUST WEATHER STABILITY – 86°

TODAY: Clouds give way to some sun with a high near 86°. North winds to 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy skies with a low around 63°. North wind around 5 mph.

IMAGE: Sadie Eddy and Tess Brown represented the Hanceville Cheer squad at Tuesday’s Cullman County Schools MEDIA DAY.

THURSDAY: Sunny. High 84°. North winds at 5 mph.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. High 86°. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

OVERCAST – 68°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”
(0.08” in Hanceville)

Dewpoint: 66°
Humidity: 90%
Wind: North 5 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.02 inHg (rising slightly)

SUNLIGHT. `
Sunrise = 6:14 am
Sunset =7:25 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.0 to 9.4 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waxing Gibbous = 86%
Set: 2:44 am
Rise:5:10 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 505.36
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 8.6 (medium-high)
Grass, Nettle, Ragweed

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 39 (Fair)
PM2.5 – 19.1 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 26.0 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 49.5 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 5.94 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 0.55 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 193 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 63°
Average High = 91°
Average Rainfall = 0.10 inches
Record Low = 52° (1956)
Record High = 104° (2007)

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

1816 – The growing season for corn was cut short as damaging frosts were reported from North Carolina to interior New England. (David Ludlum)

1923 – The temperature at Anchorage, AK, reached 82 degrees, a record for August for the location which was later tied on the 2nd in 1978. (The Weather Channel)

1987 – A cold front lowered temperatures 20 to 40 degrees across the north central U.S., and produced severe thunderstorms in Ohio and Lower Michigan. An early morning thunderstorm near Sydney MI produced high winds which spun a car around 180 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988 – Afternoon highs of 88 degrees at Astoria, OR, and 104 degrees at Medford, OR, were records for the date, and the number of daily record highs across the nation since the first of June topped the 2000 mark. (The National Weather Summary)

1989 – Evening thunderstorms in the central U.S. produced golf ball size hail at May City IA, and wind gusts to 66 mph at Balltown IA. Lightning struck a barn in Fayette County IA killing 750 hogs. Evening thunderstorms in Montana produced wind gusts to 70 mph at Havre. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1992 – Hurricane Andrew makes landfall in Southern Florida as a Category 5 storm with wind guests estimated in excess of 175 m.p.h. Estimated damages exceeded $20 billion, more than 60 people were killed and approximately 2 million people were evacuated from their homes. (University of Illinois WW2010)

 

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Wednesday August 22 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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