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: Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Time Issued: 9:00 AM MDT
Forecaster: Brad Workman
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM BROUGHT ONE MORE DAY OF WET WEATHER
Showers and thunderstorms littered the state for one more day, mainly over the Continental Divide, Front Range, and adjacent plains as terrain influences played a large role in development. A few thunderstorms were able to develop further east over the plains, but were unable to muster much rainfall. Rain was much lighter than the past few days, with most places totaling less than 0.20 inches of rain. However, lingering showers along the Front Range, foothills, and urban corridor were able to add to their totals for an extended period of time. A look at CoCoRaHS reports reveals a few counties who received the most rainfall:
El Paso County: 0.73 inches
Douglas County: 0.53 inches
Arapahoe County: 0.47 inches
For a complete overview on statewide rainfall, be sure to check the 24-hour, radar-estimated precipitation map below. No flash 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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