24 Hour Precipitation Record Broken

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
1155 PM MST WED APR 1 2009

...110 YEAR OLD 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION RECORD BROKEN...

ON MARCH 26TH 2009...THE DAY OF THE MARCH 2009 BLIZZARD...
THE WATER EQUIVALENT OF THE 7.8 INCHES OF SNOW RECORDED AT
THE DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TOTALED 0.63 INCH. THIS
BREAKS THE 110 YEAR OLD 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION RECORD OF
0.46 INCH SET BACK IN 1899.

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