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August 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 2:30pm MDT

As the calendar turns to August, the summertime heat begins to fade and that makes it easier to get out and enjoy all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.  From a walk in a park to afternoon thunderstorms to an abundance of wildlife, photo opportunities abound as is seen in our slideshow. Our monsoon […]

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July 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 8:14pm MDT

Colorado offers outdoor opportunities unlike any other state and while the summer heat settles in, photos of the amazing scenes across our state provide a view into why we love it here so much. The weather this time of year has a pretty standard pattern of quickly warming temperatures followed by afternoon thunderstorms that can cool […]

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Thornton’s July weather preview: Temperatures climb, PM storms are common

Friday, July 3rd, 2020 3:19am MDT

Change is of course the one constant in Denver’s weather but come July, things actually get pretty consistent. The standard formula for a day in July is a sunny morning, clouds developing in the late morning and early afternoon. Come mid-afternoon, thunderstorms are rolling off of the foothills and into the metro area and the […]

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June 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, June 25th, 2020 9:11pm MDT

The month of June typically sees springtime severe weather reach its height of activity in northeastern Colorado. This affords the opportunity to capture extraordinary images of amazing weather phenomena from monstrous supercell thunderstorms to heavy rain, hail and even tornadoes. Slideshow updated June 24, 2020 Showcasing images captured by ThorntonWeather.com readers as well as some […]

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Denver sets record high temperature for June 16

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 4:47pm MDT

The month of June has been unseasonably warm overall thus far. However, we had avoided any records – until today. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s high temperature today reached 96 degrees. This tops the old record high temperature for today’s date of 95 degrees last set in 2017. Here in […]

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Thornton’s June weather preview: Temperatures climb, severe weather chances increase

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 3:45pm MDT

Extreme weather can occur during in month in Colorado we well know.  June however is when traditional spring severe weather arrives in the state oftentimes with hail, damaging wind and tornadoes. Over 40 percent of the tornadoes that occur in Colorado happen during the month of June.  Far more common are thunderstorms with hail and […]

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May 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Sunday, May 31st, 2020 3:34pm MDT

Colorado’s famously highly variable weather seems to showcase itself during the month of May when a variety of weather conditions can be seen.  This provides a prime opportunity for photos of everything weather to flora to fauna. The month of May can bring extremes.  Snow is not entirely uncommon during the month but more common […]

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Denver sees first 90 degree day of the year, sets record high temp for May 19

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 4:31pm MDT

We knew getting our first 90 degree reading of the year was a possibility today and sure enough, we did. Not only that, Denver also set a record high temperature for the date. As measured at Denver International Airport, the high temperature in the Mile High City hit 92 degrees today. That tops the old […]

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Thornton’s 2019 / 2020 snow season comes in as second snowiest of past 13 years

Monday, May 18th, 2020 7:31am MDT

As it appears we are done with the white stuff for the season, we can now report a finally tally for snow. Thornton’s season recorded 84.3 inches, the second most since Thornton Weather came online in 2006. Only the 2015 / 2016 season had more (85.7 inches). The total is most notable because we never […]

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Thornton’s May weather preview: Snow to severe weather all a possibility

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 4:14pm MDT

Colorado’s famously highly variable weather seems to showcase itself during the month of May when a variety of weather conditions can be seen. Winter-like temperatures and snow are possible as are mid-summer like temperatures or the more typical spring severe weather. As the month starts out in 2020 we are going to enjoy unseasonably warm […]

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