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During last year's historic September Colorado Floods, on September 12, 2013, heavy rain pummeled the north side the Fort Carson Army Post.  In a 3-hour period, more than 8 inches of rain fell, causing some serious flooding in the area.  During the September 12th calendar day, 11.85 inches of rain fell at the Rod and Gun Meteorologic Station at Fort Carson.  This eclipses the old Colorado record of 11.08 inches near Holly in 1965.  

For the Colorado Climate Center press release, please visit this link.

For the upcoming press release regarding the new Colorado 24-hour rainfall record, please visit this National Climatic Data Center link.

Last updated by Tom Magnuson, WCM, NWS Pueblo at 12:20 p.m., Monday, February 3rd.