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March 2017 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Monday, March 20th, 2017 11:06am MDT

The month of March is the start of meteorological spring and while conditions do begin warming, winter weather is certainly out of the question.  From hot to cold, snow to rain, the conditions can be very conducive to great pictures as we see in our slideshow. March in Denver typically means frequent and rapid weather […]

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Daylight Saving Time set to bring more evening light, signal the change of seasons

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 5:38pm MDT

The biannual ritual of changing our clocks to adjust for Daylight Saving Time occurs this Saturday night providing yet another signal of the changing of seasons.  The United States will ‘spring forward’ one hour at 2:00am Sunday morning as we begin Daylight Savings Time. The ritual of changing our clocks twice a year can be […]

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Thornton’s March weather preview: Snow and warmer temps typical for the month

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 10:52am MDT

The month of February was extraordinarily dry and warm for Thornton. Will March bring any relief, particularly on the precipitation front? History would say yes but long range forecasts do not look good. March usually offers healthy snowfall giving us an opportunity to add to those numbers.  While there is good snow potential in March, […]

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Another record falls: Denver sets fourth high temperature record for the month

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 5:22pm MDT

Five days after the last one and for the fourth time this month, Denver set a daily high temperature record today. Per the National Weather Service, the high temperature at Denver International Airport topped out at 73 degrees today.  This tops the previous record high temperature for today’s day of 71 degrees last set in […]

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Denver sets record high temperature for February 16, third high temp record of the month

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 4:53pm MDT

For the second day in a row and the third time during February 2016, the Mile High City set a daily high temperature record. At 2:59pm Denver International Airport topped out at 75 degrees.  This easily bested the previous record high temperature for February 16 of 70 degrees set in 1970.  Here in Thornton we […]

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Denver sets record high temperature for February 15

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 6:04pm MDT

The Mile High City set our second daily record high temperature thus far this month today.  Even warmer temperatures are expected tomorrow that will as well set a record. Today the temperature in Denver, as officially measured at DIA, topped out at 67 degrees at 3:16pm.  This bests the old record high temperature for February […]

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Denver sets record for warmest temperature reading ever in February

Friday, February 10th, 2017 3:30pm MDT

We knew it was going to be warm and windy today and boy was it! Downslope winds kept things warm in the early morning hours and it went up a good ways from there. At 1:38pm the temperature at Denver International Airport where the Mile High City’s official measurements are taken reached 80 degrees. This […]

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Astronaut tweets nighttime image of Colorado Front Range

Friday, February 10th, 2017 6:12am MDT

Only a select few have the privilege of viewing our planet from space so those of us more grounded live vicariously through the images they send back. Astronaut Shane Kimbrough gave us a look at a lit up Front Range from Colorado Springs to Cheyenne in an image he tweeted out. All the major population […]

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January 2017 weather recap: Colder, wetter than normal weather for second month in a row

Monday, February 6th, 2017 6:52am MDT

The month of December brought colder and wetter than normal conditions to Thornton and in January we continued that trend with more of the same and our first month of the season with above average snowfall. January started out warmer than normal but on the third that changed with a system that sent temperatures plummeting […]

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Thornton’s February weather preview: Winter’s grip begins to loosen

Sunday, February 5th, 2017 4:40am MDT

February in Colorado typically brings to an end an extended period when average temperatures are at their lowest. Winter begins to loosen its grip and temperatures get warmer but precipitation is not a particularly common event during the month. Thus far our snow season is extraordinarily well in terms of snowpack with all basins in […]

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