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March 2020 weather recap: Temperatures and precipitation come in above normal

Sunday, April 5th, 2020 8:26am MDT

The month of March was a relatively quiet one for the most part. We didn’t see any particularly notable extremes and only one significant snowstorm. The month started out on the cool side and we received our first snow of the month on the 2nd. We then put together a stretch lasting two weeks with […]

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Thornton’s April 2020 weather preview: Winter, spring and summer all in one month

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 4:20am MDT

April marks a transition between winter and summer for most of the country but for Denver it is especially true as we can see a stunning variety of weather. The proverbial April showers are certainly a possibility for Denver. Snow? Tornadoes? Thunderstorms? You bet – all can happen! For good measure throw in a chance […]

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March 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 6:18pm 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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National Weather Service announces storm spotter training dates for 2020

Monday, March 9th, 2020 4:00am MDT

Severe weather is a fact of life in Colorado – from blizzards to tornadoes we can and do see it all.  Each year the weather is responsible for claiming lives in our state and across the nation and the threat is very real.  Storm spotter training allows you to learn how to protect yourself and […]

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‘Springing forward’ as Daylight Saving Time to begin Sunday, March 8th

Saturday, March 7th, 2020 6:10am 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 Saving Time. The ritual of changing our clocks twice a year can be […]

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February 2020 weather recap: Colder than normal temps, above normal snowfall

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 6:38pm MDT

Certainly when you look back on February 2020, you probably will remember it as being cold and snowy. That indeed is true, as the numbers show, however that really only pertained to the first half of the month. The latter part was far more on par with what we expect to see. February 2020 top […]

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Thornton’s March 2020 weather preview: Warmer temps arrive, significant snows possible

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 8:12am MDT

The month of March in Denver is usually one that is welcomed heartily by residents. We begin to shake off the cold of winter with warmer temperatures and calmer conditions. That does not mean we are done with snow and cold by any means. March usually offers healthy snowfall giving us an opportunity to add […]

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February 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Friday, February 28th, 2020 4:37pm MDT

February signifies the start of the climb toward warmer temperatures for the year.  Cold and snow though do intrude but, coupled with milder conditions, there are lots of photo opportunities as can be seen in our monthly slideshow. The month is one of our least snowiest of the year but it isn’t unusual to see […]

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Thornton’s February 2020 weather preview: Temps warm and not much snow

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 5:18pm MDT

4February 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 has been a mixed bag. We started fast in October and […]

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January 2020 weather recap: The year starts off warm and dry

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 5:23am MDT

After a cold and snowy start to the season in October and November, December saw things dry out and warm up. Unfortunately, January 2020 continued the most recent trend with temps well above normal and very little precipitation. January 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow The month was largely uneventful with no notable weather events. […]

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