STP 09-30-2016: Scattered Showers/Isolated Thunderstorms Continued

Issue Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Issue Time: 9:00 AM MDT


REMINDER: This is the final STP product of the 2016 season. As always, it has been a pleasure serving you.

The subtropical moisture surge from the south continued across western Colorado, providing another period of scattered showers/isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers continue this morning across the High Country, mainly north of I-70, with a few beginning to spill over adjacent portions of the Urban Corridor. Most precipitation at this time is falling as rain, with snow above approximately 10,000 feet. Overall, showers/thunderstorms produced light-to-moderate rainfall, with a few extended periods leading to rainfall totals greater than 0.30 inches. Below is the list of rainfall “winners,” according to CoCoRaHS observer reports as of 7:30 AM MDT:

Montezuma County: 0.34 inches
La Plata County: 0.29 inches
Routt County: 0.26 inches
Mesa County: 0.26 inches

No flash flooding occurred. For a statewide look at 24-hour precipitation totals, please take a look at the Storm Total Precipitation map below.