CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Monday August 27 2018
HOT & DRY – 91°

TODAY: Mostly sunny with some afternoon clouds passing by. High 91°. Light south wind.

TONIGHT: Mostly clear skies. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.

IMAGE: A high pressure system is strongly in place ensuring hot, muggy throughout the next week. No hint of fall coolness over the next 7 days.

TUESDAY: Slight rain chances return (20%) with a high temperature near 90°. South breeze.

WEDNESDAY: Skies turn mostly cloudy. Rain/storm chances tick up. Look for highs in the lower 90’s. South winds to 5 mph.

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

FAIR – 73°
24-hour Rain Total – 0.00”

Dewpoint: 65°
Humidity: 69%
Wind: Southeast 3 mph
Visibility: 10.00 miles
Barometer: 30.17 inHg (rising)

SUNLIGHT
Sunrise = 6:17 am
Sunset =7:19 pm

UV INTENSITY = 6.4 to 9.2 (very high)
peak at 1 pm

MOON
Waning Gibbous = 99%
Set: 7:12 am
Rise: 8:18 pm

WATER LEVEL SMITH LAKE = 504.78
(full pool = 510’)

POLLEN = 9.8 (high)
Grass, Chenopods, Ragweed

AIR QUALITY INDEX = 29 (Fair)
PM2.5 – 16.5 μg/m³ (small atmospheric particulate matter)
PM10 – 32.5 μg/m³ (big atmospheric particulate matter)
O₃ – 16.9 ppb (ozone)
NO₂ – 11.4 ppb (nitrogen dioxide)
SO₂ – 3.15 ppb (sulfur dioxide)
CO – 288 ppb (carbon monoxide)

THIS DAY IN CULLMAN WEATHER HISTORY
Average Low = 62°
Average High = 90°
Average Rainfall = 0.12 inches
Record Low = 53° (1945)
Record High = 105° (1943)

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

1893 – The first of three great hurricanes that year struck South Carolina drowning more than 1000 persons in a tidal surge at Charleston. (David Ludlum)

1964 – Hurricane Cleo battered Miami and the South Florida area. It was the first direct hit for Miami in fourteen years. Winds gusted to 135 mph, and the hurricane caused 125 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)

1970 – Elko, NV, was deluged with 3.66 inches of rain in just one hour, establishing a state record. (The Weather Channel)

1987 – Washington D.C. soared to a record hot 100 degrees, while clouds and rain to the north kept temperature readings in the 50s in central and southeastern New York State. (The National Weather Summary)

1988 – Afternoon thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains in the southwestern U.S. Thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 75 mph near the White Sands Missile Range, and produced three inches of rain in two hours near the town of Belen. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1989 – Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in southeastern Nebraska, eastern Kansas and Missouri. Thunderstorms produced baseball size hail south of Belleville KS, and tennis ball size hail south of Lincoln NE. Thunderstorms produced golf ball size hail and wind gusts to 70 mph at Saint Joseph MO. Thunder- storms in North Dakota deluged the town of Linton with six inches of rain in one hour. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

 

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Monday August 27 2018

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