COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado is poised to get a new rainfall record because of September’s flooding.

While that may not be very surprising, the location of the record is.

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Weather experts announced Monday that they’ve confirmed that 11.85 inches of rain fell over 24 hours at a rain gauge at Fort Carson on Sept. 12, 2013. More than two-thirds of that fell in over just three hours.

While northern Colorado had more total rain over a larger area in September, state climatologist Nolan Doesken says no official record is kept for most rainfall in a week.

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The new proposed record breaks the previous one-day, official rainfall total of 11.08 inches in Holly in 1965.

The National Climate Data Center must approve the new record before it goes into the books.

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