Estimated Total Precipitation and Snowfall Map for 10/20/09 through 10/22/09 Winter Storm Event

Figure 1: Estimated Total Precipitation(inches)
Figure 2: Estimated Total Snowfall(inches)

A closed low pressure system moved across northern New Mexico late Tuesday(10/20/09), and into the Central Plains early Thursday(10/22/09).  Signficant precipitation fell across much of southern and eastern Colorado from Tuesday night through Wednesday night. 

Below are estimates of total precipitation(liquid) and snowfall amounts.  Several data sources were used: River Forecast Center QPE(Quantitative Precipitation Estimator), goverment observation systems, storm spotters, eSpotter reports, and CoCoRahs.  Click the below images for a larger view.

Total Precipitation

Total Snowfall

Estimated Total Precipitation(inches) Estimated Total Snowfall(inches)

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