STP 06-29-2015: Isolated-to-Scattered Thunderstorms Dotted the High Country and Adjacent Low Elevations

Issue Date: Monday, June 29th, 2015
Issue Time: 9:00 AM MDT


Yesterday started out fairly benign, with isolated-to-scattered showers/weak thunderstorms dotting the High Country. As the day progressed into the afternoon hours, intensity began to pick up on a few storms, bringing stronger outflow winds, small hail, and brief heavy rain. During the evening hours, activity increased across the adjacent low elevations of the Urban Corridor, Northeast Plains and Palmer Ridge, with a few storms reaching severe thresholds. Severe storm reports include:

1.5 inch hail: 3 miles S of Country Gardens (Arapahoe)
1.25 inch hail: Briggsdale (Weld), 6 miles NE of Colorado Springs (El Paso), 5 miles SSW of Black Forest (El Paso)
1.0 inch hail: 8 miles SE of Arapahoe Park (Elbert), 1 mile N of Black Forest (El Paso), 3 miles NE of Black Forest (El Paso), 5 miles NNW of Peterson AFB (El Paso), 4 miles NW of Peterson AFB (El Paso), 4 miles SSW of Black Forest (El Paso), 4 miles WNW of Peyton (El Paso), 8 miles NE of Black Forest (El Paso)

No flash flooding was reported.