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Regional Hourly Observations For CULLMAN County
500 PM CDT SUN JUL 22 2018
NORTH ALABAMA CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MUSCLE SHOALS NOT AVBL HUNTSVILLE PTSUNNY 83 71 67 NW10 29.77S DECATUR NOT AVBL HALEYVILLE PTSUNNY 83 67 58 VRB7 29.83 GADSDEN NOT AVBL
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Alabama
Based on observations at 500pm CDT, Sunday July 22, 2018
Across Alabama...temperatures are near 83 degrees north, near 88 degrees central, and near 95 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 111 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and emergency south. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 16 mph with gusts at 23 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 95 degrees at Mobile and Brookely Field. The lowest temperature is 83 degrees at Huntsville and Decatur.
Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CULLMAN County, AL
255 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018 DAY ONE This afternoon and TonightScattered thunderstorms remain possible this afternoon and evening with storms diminishing after sunset. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will continue from Monday through Wednesday, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. Storms will become fairly isolated on Thursday and Friday, before increasing in coverage once again on Saturday. SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT Activation of storm spotters and emergency management personnel is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For CULLMAN County, Alabama
412 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Alabama
ALABAMA --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.070000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:54 EDT Set 20:55 EDT Transit Meridian 13:54 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:27 EDT Ends 21:21 EDT Calculations made for central point in the state. Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- Priddy
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
//////////////////////////// JULY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1901... Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1918... A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to another. (David Ludlum) ...1986... Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the month. (Storm Data) ...1987... Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek. Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel) ...1988... Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1995... A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville) ======================================================================== Lexington Area (ThreadEx Station) Daily Almanac Date: Jul 22, 2011 Daily Values Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year Max Temperature - 86 102 in 1901 89 Min Temperature - 67 50 in 1947 71 Avg Temperature - 77 88.5 in 1983 80.0 Precipitation - 0.15 2.35 in 1892 0.01 New Snowfall - 0.0 0.0 in 2010+ 0.0 Snow Depth - - 0 in 2010+ 0 HDD (base 65) - 0 4 in 1947 0 CDD (base 65) - 12 24 in 1983 15 Month-To-Date Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year Avg Max Temperature 88.0 85.9 95.6 in 1936 87.6 Avg Min Temperature 68.3 66.1 59.8 in 1947 67.5 Avg Temperature 78.2 75.9 82.1 in 1936 77.5 Total Precipitation 3.88 3.49 9.56 in 1896 5.45 Total Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 in 2011 0.0 Avg Snow Depth 0 - 0 in 2010 0 Total HDD 0 1 10 in 1972 0 Total CDD 283 244 383 in 1936 282 + indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed). This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area. Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP
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