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January 24 to January 30: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 24th, 2021 4:49am MST

This Week in Denver Weather History

Denver and Colorado weather is rarely boring. This week in Denver weather history we see numerous occurrences of Chinook winds that warmed temperatures but also arrived with such force that they caused a great deal of damage. We also see unseasably warm weather, bitter Arctic cold, and snow fall that had to be measured in feet.

From the National Weather Service:

18-24

In 2005…a week of mid-winter unseasonably warm weather pushed high temperatures into the 60’s or more on all but one day. During the period…the highest temperature of 70 degrees on the 20th was a new record maximum for the date. Low temperatures remained above freezing on 4 of the days.

22-26

In 1948…the longest period of snowfall on record (92 hours and 3 minutes) occurred in downtown Denver where a total of 13.6 inches of snow fell. At Stapleton Airport…19.0 inches of snow fell…making it the heaviest snow in January and the 5th heaviest snow of record at that time. North winds were sustained to a velocity of 23 mph on the 25th…but generally the winds were light throughout the storm. The snow disrupted traffic…but street clearing was begun soon after it became apparent that the snow would be heavy. Over the 5 days…temperatures ranged from a high of 48 degrees on the 22nd to a low of 1 degree on the 26th. Most readings were in the teens and 20’s during the storm.

23-24

In 1921…heavy snowfall in downtown Denver totaled 8.0 inches overnight. Northwest winds were sustained to 22 mph with gusts to 25 mph on the 24th.

24

In 1887…west winds sustained to 44 mph warmed the temperature to a high of 56 degrees in the city.

In 1890…northwest winds sustained to 48 mph with gusts to 60 mph warmed the temperature to a high of 63 degrees.

In 1900…west winds were sustained to 44 mph with an extreme velocity of 46 mph. The Chinook winds warmed the temperature to a high of 57 degrees.

In 1934…a trace of snowfall resulted in precipitation of 0.01 inch in downtown Denver. This was the only measurable amount of precipitation for the month…making the month one of the driest January’s on record.

In 1956…west-northwest winds gusted to 51 mph at Stapleton Airport. Strong and gusty winds persisted throughout the day.

In 1972…a west wind gust to 92 mph was recorded in Boulder at the National Bureau of Standards…while in downtown Boulder a wind gust to only 66 mph was measured.

In Denver…a car was demolished when the wind blew a traffic light pole onto it…and a wooden wall at a construction site was blown over damaging two cars. Northwest winds gusted to 55 mph at Stapleton International Airport.

In 1982…strong winds were again reported along the eastern foothills. While the most damage occurred in the Fort Collins area…Boulder did not entirely escape. Nine planes were damaged at the Boulder airport along with 4 mobile homes and many cars in the Boulder area. A school in Central City was damaged. A water tank in Parker collapsed. The strongest wind gust recorded was 140 mph at Wondervu. Wind gusts reached 92 mph in Boulder. Northwest wind gusts to 61 mph were recorded at Stapleton International Airport.

In 1992…for the third day…high winds raked the eastern foothills. Winds gusted to 105 mph at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder. Several tractor trailers were overturned along State Highway 93…between Boulder and Golden. Traffic lights and signs were knocked down in Boulder. Other wind reports included: 86 mph at Rocky Flats…100 mph on Fritz Peak near Rollinsville…and 93 mph in north Boulder. West winds gusted to 37 mph at Stapleton International Airport.

24-25

In 1916…a trace of light rain…rare in Denver for January… Occurred on both days.

In 1946…high winds occurred in Boulder and along the foothills to the north. A wind gust to 72 mph was recorded at Valmont.

In 1947…strong winds were measured in Boulder. Hourly wind gusts averaged 72 mph at Valmont east of Boulder.

In 1950…heavy snowfall totaled 7.1 inches at Stapleton Airport and 6.8 inches in downtown Denver.

24-26

In 1970…a wind gust to 122 mph was recorded at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder on the 24th. Winds also gusted to 109 mph at NCAR on the 26th. Most winds were estimated between 60 and 70 mph in Boulder. Damage…in most cases…was from broken windows and tree limbs and downed power lines. A roof was blown off a house in Eldorado Springs south of Boulder. A building under construction was damaged in Boulder. Reported damage totaled 25 hundred dollars in Boulder. Northwest winds gusted to 47 mph at Stapleton International Airport on the 24th. In Denver…the Chinook winds warmed the temperature to a record high of 68 degrees on the 24th.

25

In 1872…the greatest temperature change in one day…66 degrees…from a low of 20 degrees below zero…a record low for the date…to a high of 46 degrees…occurred.

In 1888…west winds sustained to 42 mph warmed the temperature to a high of 58 degrees.

In 1890…northwest Chinook winds gusting as high as 48 mph resulted in two temperature records. High temperature of 72 degrees was a record maximum for the date. Low temperature of only 48 degrees was a record high minimum for the date.

In 1914…Chinook winds from the northwest sustained to 46 mph with gusts as high as 60 mph warmed the temperature to a high of 52 degrees. The low temperature was only 39 degrees.

In 1923…snowfall of 1.3 inches was the only measurable snow of the month.

In 1931…snowfall of 0.1 inch was the only measurable snow of the month. The melted snow totaled only 0.02 inch of precipitation…which was the only measurable amount of the month. This resulted in the 4th driest January on record.

In 1964…high winds occurred in Boulder…Golden…and Broomfield where a wind gust to 80 mph was recorded at Jefferson County Airport. Some power lines were downed. Damage to buildings and vehicles was also reported. West-northwest winds gusted to 46 mph at Stapleton International Airport.

In 1971…the highest recorded wind gust in the state of Colorado…147 mph…occurred at the National Center for Atmospheric Research on the mesa in southwest Boulder. Wind gusts to 91 mph were measured at the National Bureau of Standards and to 87 mph in downtown Boulder. A wind gust to 75 mph was recorded at Jefferson County Airport in Broomfield. The strong winds caused widespread minor damage in Boulder. Northwest winds gusting to 32 mph at Stapleton International Airport warmed the temperature to a high of 55 degrees.

In 1980…a blizzard struck Denver right at the evening rush hours…causing massive traffic snarls and forcing the closure of I-25 north of Denver and I-70 east of the city as well as many other roads. Hundreds of travelers were stranded. Multi-car accidents involving as many as 50 cars were common. Air traffic at Stapleton International Airport was stalled for 3 hours. Winds gusted to 50 or 60 mph with visibility reduced to zero at times. The high winds knocked out electrical power in Broomfield. During the height of the storm…temperatures plunged from the freezing mark at mid-afternoon to only 5 degrees before midnight. Initial snowfall from the storm was only 3 to 5 inches across metro Denver with 4.1 inches measured at Stapleton International Airport where north wind gusts to 58 mph were recorded.

In 1988…high winds pummeled the eastern foothills with a peak gust to 96 mph recorded near Rollinsville. A gust to 109 mph was recorded at Echo Lake. West winds gusted to 48 mph at Stapleton International Airport.

In 1996…heavy snow fell along the Front Range foothills. Snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches were measured from I-25 west into the foothills with lighter accumulations reported elsewhere. Snowfall totaled only 0.9 inch at the site of the former Stapleton International Airport.

In 2004…locally heavy snow fell across metro Denver. The heaviest snow was south of Denver and in the foothills. Snowfall totals included: 9 inches near Indian Hills… 8.5 inches near Franktown and 9 miles southwest of Sedalia…8 inches 7 miles southwest of Aurora…and 6 inches in Highlands Ranch. Snowfall was only 2.8 inches at the site of the former Stapleton International Airport. North winds gusted to 35 mph at Denver International Airport

In 2008…strong westerly winds blew out three windows at a Chipotle restaurant in Louisville. Two people were taken to the hospital for minor cuts. At Denver International Airport…northeast winds gusted to 35 mph.

25-26

In 1910…gale force westerly winds of great velocity struck Boulder. Some damage was reported. West winds were sustained to 45 mph in Denver on the 25th.

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Thornton’s weekend weather starts calm and quiet, will end colder, a bit unsettled

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 5:13am MST

A little bit of a mixed bag of weather for the three day period. Friday and Saturday will be calm with temps near normal, then a cold front moves in mixing things up Saturday night and Sunday.

For Friday, we will see clouds increase through the day but overall mostly sunny skies will be above. High temperatures will be in the mid-40s. Friday night, partly cloudy skies will be above with lows in the low to mid-20s.

Saturday looks similar to today but will be a bit warmer. Highs will reach to near 50 degrees under mostly sunny skies. A cold front moves in late in the day Saturday and that may allow for a flurry or two in the evening. Saturday night, mostly cloudy skies will be above with lows in the low to mid-20s.

Sunday we’ll see a good bit of cloud cover and highs will only reach the mid to upper 30s. Some light snow with minimal, if any, accumulation will be possible, mainly from noon into the evening.

Have a great weekend!

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January 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, January 21st, 2021 4:50pm MST
A bald eagle fishes a pond in Thornton. (Ed Dalton)

A bald eagle fishes a pond in Thornton. (Ed Dalton)

As one of our coldest months, January can be a good month to hibernate inside and avoid the outdoors.  But, like any month in Colorado, photo opportunities abound as our monthly slideshow demonstrates.

Snow is not normally dominant in the month but when it does fall, it can create a beautiful blanket of white.  Throw in the amazing sunrises and sunsets we receive in the middle of winter as well as wildlife and a host of other subjects and the imagery can be quite beautiful and stunning.

  • Slideshow updated January 21, 2021
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Showcasing images captured by ThorntonWeather.com readers as well as some of our own, our monthly slideshow covers the entire gamut of weather-related imagery.

Sunsets, sunrises, wildlife and of course every type of weather condition are vividly depicted in images captured from yours and our cameras.

What is missing in the slideshow above?  Your photo!

Our monthly photo slideshow is going to feature images that we have taken but more importantly images that you have captured.  The photos can be of anything even remotely weather-related.

Landscapes, current conditions, wildlife, pets, kids.  Whimsical, newsy, artsy.  Taken at the zoo, some other area attraction, a local park, a national park or your backyard.  You name it, we want to see and share it!

Images can be taken in Thornton, Denver or anywhere across the extraordinary Centennial State.  We’ll even take some from out of state if we can tie it to Colorado somehow.

We’ll keep the criteria very open to interpretation with just about any image eligible to be shown in our slideshows.

What do you win for having your image in our slideshow?  We are just a ‘mom and pop’ outfit and make no money from our site so we really don’t have the means to provide prizes.  However you will have our undying gratitude and the satisfaction that your images are shared on the most popular website in Thornton.

To share you images with us and get them included in the slideshow just email them to us or share them with ThorntonWeather.com on any of the various social media outlets.  Links are provided below.

So come on, get those camera’s rolling!

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Thursday in Thornton to offer more clouds, calm conditions, temps a bit above normal

Thursday, January 21st, 2021 5:01am MST

An uneventful weather day for us. A weak cold front will lead to increased moisture aloft and thus some clouds but otherwise have little effect.

Partly sunny skies will be the general rule for the day with a few more clouds in the afternoon. Winds will be light, conditions calm and dry. Highs today will top out near the 50 degree mark.

Tonight, partly cloudy skies will be above with lows dropping to around 20 degrees.

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Mild temperatures but with breezy winds for Wednesday

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 4:59am MST

Not too bad of a day ahead for Thornton. We will enjoy lots of sun and temps well above normal. There will, however, be some breezy winds as well.

Sunny skies start us off and will be with us throughout the day. Winds will be out of the west and a bit breezy, particularly from mid-morning to late afternoon. The downslope flow will help push high temperatures today to the mid to upper 50s.

Tonight, winds will ease by sunset then we will see calm conditions under mostly clear skies. Overnight lows will drop to the upper 20s.

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Clouds will clear Tuesday but chilly temperatures will remain

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 5:07am MST

Yesterday’s passing system is moving out and as it does, we see improving conditions today. Temperatures will remain on the chilly side but clouds will be easing.

The day starts off with partly clear skies. Coverage will ease throughout the morning leading to mostly sunny skies in the afternoon. High temperatures today will top out in the upper 30s.

Tonight, skies will be mostly clear with overnight lows around 20 degrees.

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Cool, unsettled weather conditions for Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Thornton

Monday, January 18th, 2021 4:58am MST

A passing system will mix things up for us today. Cooler temperatures, a good bit of a clouds and perhaps a dusting of snow can be expected.

Partly cloudy skies start us off then in the afternoon coverage will increase. Winds will be out of the north and a bit breezy, particularly from mid-morning on. High temperatures today will top out in the low to mid-40s.

As for the snow, we may see a few flakes as early at 4:00 or so with better chances coming from 7:00pm to 1:00am. Little, if any accumulation is expected however.

Tonight, lows will drop to the low 20s. Any snow will end by about 3:00am.

What lies ahead for the rest of the workweek? See our extended forecast here.

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January 17 to January 23: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 17th, 2021 4:59am MST

This Week in Denver Weather History

Chinook winds in January oftentimes bring welcome warmth to the Front Range.  They can however be more of a curse than a blessing as at times they can reach hurricane strength and do extensive damage.  Looking back at this week in Denver weather history, we see many such occurrences.

From the National Weather Service:

14-21

In 1930…a protracted cold spell occurred when low temperatures plunged below zero on 8 consecutive days.  The coldest low temperatures of 20 degrees below zero on the 17th and 19 degrees below zero on the 16th were record minimums for the dates.  High temperatures during the period ranged from 18 on the 18th to zero on the 20th.  Two degrees on the 15th was a record low maximum temperature for the date.

15-23

In 1962…a protracted cold spell kept metro Denver in the deep freeze for more than a week.  From the 15th thru the 23rd…low temperatures were zero or below for 9 consecutive days…but a daily record low was set only on the 22nd when the temperature dipped to 14 degrees below zero.  A record low maximum for the date was also set on the 22nd when the temperature climbed to only 11 degrees.  The coldest high temperature was 3 degrees above zero on the 21st…which did not break the record.  The protracted cold was broken for only a few hours on the afternoon of the 20th when Chinook winds warmed the temperature to a high of 38 degrees before another surge of cold arctic air plunged temperatures back into the deep freeze that evening.  The severe cold caused much damage to water systems.  A woman was frozen to death at Morrison.  There were other deaths attributable to the weather…including traffic deaths and heart attacks from overexertion.

16-17

In 1886…a brief cold spell resulted in two temperature records.  High temperatures of zero degrees on the 16th and 2 degrees below zero on the 17th were both record low maximums for the dates.  Low temperatures of 8 degrees below zero on the 16th and 16 degrees below zero on the 17th were not records.

In 1930…temperatures plunging well below zero resulted in two records.  Low temperatures of 19 degrees below zero on the 16th and 20 degrees below zero on the 17th were record low temperatures for the dates.  High temperatures were 4 degrees on the 16th and 15 degrees on the 17th.  Light snowfall totaled 4.0 inches.  North winds were sustained to 18 mph on the 16th.

In 1964…high winds struck the eastern foothills.  Gale velocity winds were recorded in Boulder with gusts to 83 mph measured at Rocky Flats.  Several airplanes were damaged at the Jefferson County Airport in Broomfield. Roofs…walls…and parts of buildings were blown away at various locations.  Power poles and trees were blown over.

16-18

In 1943…light snowfall totaled 3.2 inches over the 3 days. This was the only measurable snow of the month.  North winds were sustained to 20 mph on the 16th.

In 2011…very strong winds associated with an upper level jetstream over Colorado produced blizzard conditions in the mountains above timberline. Peak wind gusts included: 99 mph atop Loveland pass…94 mph… 2 miles southwest of Mary Jane…80 mph atop Berthoud Pass and 79 mph atop Niwot Ridge. Storm totals in the ski areas west of Denver ranged from 8 to 14 inches.

17

In 1872…light snow fell during the morning and continued into the afternoon until 3:30 pm.  The sky commenced to clear a little before 2:00 pm…but snow fell thickly for at least half an hour even though the sky was perfectly clear overhead.  Melted snow totaled 0.33 inches.

In 1888…northwest winds were sustained to 46 mph in the city.

In 1905…intermittent rain…unusual in January…occurred during the day.  The rain changed to snow during the late evening…but ended before midnight.  Snowfall was 2.0 inches. Precipitation totaled 0.62 inch.  The temperature ranged from a high of 44 degrees to a low of 32 degrees.

In 1950…wind gusts to 62 mph caused some blowing dust at Stapleton Airport.

In 1982…one of the worst wind storms in many years hit the Front Range foothills.  The strongest winds occurred in Boulder where at 2:30 am a wind gust to 147 mph was recorded at the National Center for Atmospheric Research…on the mesa in southwest Boulder.  At this location 20 wind gusts over 120 mph were clocked between 1:00 am and 9:00 am.  An estimated 40 percent of all buildings in Boulder received at least minor wind damage.  About 50 homes were damaged enough to be uninhabitable.  At least 15 homes in the Table Mesa area of Boulder lost roofs.  Twenty small airplanes were destroyed at the Boulder airport.  Utility poles were snapped in two…and about one-seventh of the buildings in the area were without power.  Insured damage totaled 20 million dollars making the wind storm the most costly on record in Colorado at the time.

In 1989…high winds were recorded along the eastern foothills with gusts to 90 mph recorded at Rollinsville.  North of Denver on I-25…the wind injured two men when their tractor trailer was blown off the road and rolled.  West winds gusted to 48 mph at Stapleton International Airport.

In 1990…an intense but localized snow storm caught many people by surprise when it dumped 3 to 6 inches of snow during a 3-hour period across portions of Boulder County. The storm swath approximately 20 to 30 miles wide stretched northeast from Boulder to just east of Longmont.  Only light snow fell over the remainder of metro Denver with 0.2 inch of snowfall measured at Stapleton International Airport where northeast winds gusted to 30 mph.

In 1998…strong winds in the foothills spread over the plains mainly north of metro Denver.  Winds gusted to 75 mph at Golden Gate Canyon.  West winds gusted to 34 mph at Denver International Airport.

17-18

In 1974…rare overnight January rainfall totaled 0.12 inch on the 17th and 0.26 inch on the 18th when it was briefly mixed with snow.

In 2012…damaging winds developed in and near the Front Range. In Boulder…the high winds knocked down several trees… Power poles and electrical lines. Some of the fallen trees damaged homes and automobiles. A semi-trailer was blown on its side along State Highway 93 near Marshall. Peak wind gusts included: 104 mph in south Boulder; 98 mph…3 miles southwest of Pinecliffe; 95 mph…2 miles northwest of Rocky Flats; 92 mph…at State Highway 93 near Marshall; 87 mph at Berthoud Pass and in Boulder Canyon; 80 mph…5 miles west- northwest of Boulder; 83 mph at NCAR Mesa Lab; 78 mph…8 miles northeast of Four Corners; 79 mph at the National Wind Technology Center; 76 mph at Wondervu; 75 mph atop Loveland Pass and the NCAR foothills lab in Boulder; 74 mph at Blue Mountain…Boulder Municipal Airport… 1 mile northwest of Lyons; 73 mph…4 miles east-northeast of Nederland; 72 mph at the junction of State Highways 72 and 93; 62 mph in Superior; and 61 mph at Erie Municipal Airport. A peak wind gust of 38 mph from the northwest was observed at Denver International Airport.

18

In 1874…light rain…rare in January…changed to snow which totaled 3 inches.

In 1959…strong gusty winds caused damage to buildings… Airplanes…trees…and a radio tower in Boulder… Broomfield…Denver…and Longmont.  A wind gust to 70 mph was recorded in Longmont.  In Boulder…the top of a radio tower was toppled and signs…trees…and trailer houses were blown over.  In southwest Denver…a mother and child were injured when their car was struck by a sign that had blown loose in the wind.  Minor damage to buildings and power lines was reported in the area.  Northwest winds gusted to 38 mph at Stapleton Airport.  Post-frontal east northeast winds gusted to 40 mph.

In 1961…northeast winds gusted to 29 mph and snowfall totaled only 0.1 inch at Stapleton Airport…but 2 to 7 inches of snow fell in the foothills west of Denver.

In 1975…a strong cold front roared through metro Denver producing north wind gusts to 52 mph and briefly reducing the visibility at Stapleton International Airport to less than 5/8 mile in blowing dust.  The windstorm caused considerable damage to utility lines…homes…fences… Commercial buildings…autos…and schools.  Heaviest damage was near the foothills where winds hit 80 mph at Boulder and at Rocky Flats northwest of Denver. The cold front caused temperatures to drop 13 degrees in one hour.  Temperatures fell from a maximum of 61 degrees in the early afternoon to a minimum of 31 degrees before midnight.

In 1984…the coldest morning of the new year produced record breaking temperatures with a low of 19 degrees below zero for the date at Denver.  Many other cities also reported record cold.

In 1985…highs winds occurred in the foothills with gusts reported to 60 mph at Evergreen.  Northwest winds gusted to 38 mph at Stapleton International Airport.

In 1986…wind gusts to 60 mph were reported in Boulder. West winds gusted to 31 mph at Stapleton International Airport.

In 1999…damaging downslope winds caused problems in the foothills.  In Eldora…the roof was blown off an a-frame house.  Peak wind gusts included:  100 mph at Central City…84 mph at Wondervu…77 mph atop Blue Mountain… 75 mph in Golden Gate Canyon…72 mph at the Rocky Flats Environmental Test Facility…and 70 mph at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Laboratory near Boulder.  West winds gusted to 36 mph and warmed the temperature to a high of 63 degrees…the highest reading of the month at Denver International Airport.

In 2006…high winds occurred in northern Jefferson and southern Boulder counties.  A peak wind gust to 81 mph was recorded near superior along with a gust to 80 mph near Boulder.  Five teenagers started a grassfire near Plainview atop Rocky Flats.  The high winds coupled with very dry conditions allowed the fire to quickly spread…forcing the evacuation of dozens of residents and the closure of State Highways 93 and 72.  The fire consumed 2700 acres and destroyed two outbuildings.  No homes were damaged and no one was injured by the blaze. West winds gusted to 30 mph at Denver International Airport.

18-19

In 1980…a slow moving storm deposited 4 to 10 inches of snow across metro Denver with the greatest amounts in the foothills.  Flights were delayed 30 to 40 minutes at Stapleton International Airport where snowfall totaled 5.5 inches and north winds gusted to 22 mph.

In 1988…a blizzard produced strong winds and heavy snow across eastern Colorado.  Ten-foot drifts were common and many roads were closed including I-70…I-76…and I-25. In the Denver area…4.0 inches of snow fell at Stapleton International Airport where north winds gusting to 40 mph reduced the visibility to 1/2 mile at times.

18-20

In 1958…snowfall totaled 6.9 inches at Stapleton Airport where east-northeast winds gusted to 26 mph on the 18th.

18-24

In 2005…a week of mid-winter unseasonably warm weather pushed high temperatures into the 60’s or more on all but one day.  During the period…the highest temperature of 70 degrees on the 20th was a new record maximum for the date.  Low temperatures remained above freezing on 4 of the days.

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Thornton’s weekend weather to feature temps near normal, some wind

Friday, January 15th, 2021 4:58am MST

We will see pretty typical, mid-January weather this weekend. Temperatures will be near normal and there will be some wind initially.

Friday will offer sunny to mostly sunny skies above. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 40s. Winds will be breezy, especially in the morning, then easing some in the afternoon. Tonight, skies will be mostly cloudy with overnight lows dropping to the mid-20s.

Saturday starts out with a good bit of cloud cover but those should ease leaving mostly sunny skies for the latter part of the day. Highs will be in the mid-40s with some breezy winds. Saturday night into Sunday morning, mostly cloudy skies will cover us with lows in the low 20s.

Sunday will offer temps near the other two days in the mid to upper 40s. Partly clear skies will be above.

Have a great weekend!

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Chilly temperatures and blustery winds for Thornton’s Thursday

Thursday, January 14th, 2021 4:58am MST

A cold front has pushed through and with it, colder temperatures will be on tap today. The bigger story will be the wind, a healthy dose of it, that will persist all day.

Sunny to mostly sunny skies will be above throughout the daytime hours. Temperatures will be chilly with highs reaching around 40 degrees. Winds will be quite breezy all day, particularly around mid-day and into the afternoon. High Wind Warnings surround us but at this time we do not fall under them.

Tonight, winds will ease some but remain breezy. Skies will be mostly clear and overnight lows will drop to around 20 degrees.

Keep an eye on those wind speeds with our live gauges here.

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