The Colorado Flood Threat Bulletin offers a daily assessment of flood potential around the state, issued at 11:00 am each day from May through September.
This product is issued daily before 11:00 am and is used to identify areas of the state that are at risk of flooding. Updates can be issued as needed by weather situation.
This product is an outlook of the flood threat and precipitation amount and chance in the state over the next 15 days.
This map is created by merging the 24-hr Storm Total Precipitation (STP) product observed regional WSR-88D and the MADIS observational database. Issued at 9:30 am every day.
Issue Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time Issued: 8:53 AM MDT
Forecaster: Brad Workman
HIGH PRESSURE WAS IN CHARGE, BUT A FEW STORMS STILL FOUND A WAY
A strong ridge of high pressure continued its dominance over Colorado’s weather yesterday, allowing for temperatures to climb into normal summertime highs. Underneath the ridge, however, a few thunderstorms were able to get going during the afternoon and evening hours. Favorable upslope flow and higher dewpoints across the northern Front Range fueled brief moderate-to-heavy rain in that region.
A few of the higher CoCoRaHS reported rainfall totals are as follows:
La Plata County: 0.42 inches
Delta County: 0.30 inches
Jefferson County: 0.19 inches
Larimer County: 0.19 inches
Alamosa County: 0.18 inches
No flooding was reported yesterday.
Map Update: Our forecasters will continue to monitor weather conditions over all of Colorado's burn areas throughout the summer.
*Radar-estimated rainfall under 0.25 inches not shown
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