Steamboat Springs received an entire month’s worth of rain in the four-day period from Friday to today, causing a temporary spike in the rivers. However, water levels have already resumed their decline this morning to more seasonal norms.
June is typically Steamboat’s driest month, official weather station had picked up 1.67 inches of rain since Friday. That compares to the average of 1.53 inches for the entire month, and brings the total for June 2010 to 1.72 inches.
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction put the chance of further precipitation at 40 percent today, dropping to 20 percent overnight. The forecast for Tuesday is mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid-70s. Click here for the live Webcams in Steamboat. Although 24-hour precipitation totals of more than an inch are not common in Steamboat.