High rainfall accumulations over NE Italy and NW Croatia – Oct 10, 2013

Torrential rain and very high rainfall accumulations occured yesterday across the northern Adriatic region within the MDT risk area of Day 1 Outlook 10/10/2013. A strong SW mid-level jet was maintaining convective cells organized into lines with training effect ongoing from the Friuli region plains into the mountainous terrain of the southern Alpine flank, as well as from the gulf of Kvarner (Croatia) inland. As can be seen from the Fossalon radar 24h accumulation below, 150 to more than 200 mm accumulated locally.


Rainfall observations confirm the radar estimates, as shown by 24-hour (00 – 00 UTC) total rainfall accumulations from NE Italy (Friuli region):

213.4 mm Tolmezzo 2
177.6 mm Resiutta
166.8 mm Tolmezzo 1
159.4 mm Bivacco Bianchi

137.8 mm Villa Santina T.Degano
137.8 mm Cjampiuz
137.4 mm Malga Rest
135.4 mm Pontebba
127.6 mm Casera del Mestri
119.6 mm Andreis
110.8 mm Enemonzo
109.0 mm Casera Pradut
108.6 mm Casera Podestine
107.4 mm Forni di Sotto
104.8 mm Baldass
104.4 mm Musi
100.6 mm Resia
96.6 mm Sella Chianzutan
95.8 mm Cjariguart
87.4 mm Coritis

Source: OSMER FVG / Protezione Civile FVG