Rainfall Overspreads Area - Jan 1st

Rainfall Overspreads Much of the Tri-State Area

January 1, 2006


Light to moderate rain overspread much of the region on the first day of 2006. The rainfall developed on the backside of an upper level low pressure system located across central Kansas during the morning hours of January 1st. The precipitation slowly moved east during the day across the Tri State Area. The heaviest concentration of rainfall persisted along the Colorado-Kansas state line during the late morning and early afternoon hours. This region reported the highest rainfall amounts, with some locations reporting over one quarter-inch of precipitation.


In the images above... an upper level low pressure system moved into central Kansas with rain developing on the backside. The rainfall was especially concentrated across the CO/KS border. The heaviest rainfall amounts were found in eastern Yuma County with Vernon, CO reporting 0.39 inches of precipitation. (Click image to enlarge).

Highest Rainfall Amounts Across The Tri-State Area
ASOS Sites and Cooperative Observations
Vernon, CO 4 E
0.39 in
Wray, CO
0.33 in
Idalia, CO
0.31 in
Kanorado, KS
0.26 in
Sharon Springs, KS
0.20 in
McDonald, KS
0.14 in
Goodland, KS 10 SW
0.13 in
Burlington, CO
0.10 in


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