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Thornton’s July 2022 preview: Summer heat really kicks in, thunderstorms common

Friday, July 1st, 2022 2:51am 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 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, June 30th, 2022 9:00am 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 30, 2022 Showcasing images captured by ThorntonWeather.com readers as well as some […]

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Taking a break to rest and recharge

Friday, June 10th, 2022 7:56am MDT

Time for a break! We will be largely incommunicado for the next week while we take a break to rest and recharge. Look for us to return on June 19th. In the meantime, be sure to visit the website regularly for the latest forecasts, radar, current conditions and more. See you soon!

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Thornton’s June 2022 weather preview: Warmer temperatures, increased severe weather

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 3:59pm 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 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Monday, May 30th, 2022 9:50am 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 ties the record high temperature for May 11

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 6:02pm MDT

Summer-like conditions took hold today and the mercury climbed to record-setting territory. As measured at Denver International Airport, the high temperature in the Mile High City topped out at 90 degrees today. This ties the record high for May 11 set in 1961. The reading was the first 90 degree reading of the season and […]

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Denver sets record high temperature for May 7

Saturday, May 7th, 2022 6:02pm MDT

Quite a toasty day for this early in the year! As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City topped out at 89 degrees today. This bests the previous record high temperature for May 7 of 87 degrees set in 1989. Here in Thornton, we matched the Denver mark with a high of 89 […]

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Thornton’s May 2022 preview: From snow to severe storms

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 5:56am 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 2022 we are going to enjoy some much-needed […]

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April 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 3:11am MDT

April can be a tricky month weather-wise with everything from mild temperatures to snow to severe weather being possible.  The good thing about that is that it provides plenty of chances for great photos! April marks a transition between winter and summer for most of the country but for Denver it is especially true as we can […]

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Denver breaks high temperature record for April 22

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 5:44pm MDT

We knew it was going to be extraordinarily warm and blustery today, particularly for April. The numbers bear it out as Denver set a record high temperature for the date, one that also tied for the second warmest April reading on record. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City topped out at […]

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