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Thornton’s December weather preview: What will the arrival of winter bring?

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 4:53am MST

October and November brought Thornton cooler than normal temperatures and a good bit more snow than usual.  What will December hold for us? The month of December brings with it the official start of winter and oftentimes, colder and snowier weather conditions. It however can also offer unseasonably warm temperatures and bone dry conditions.  Given […]

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November 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Saturday, November 30th, 2019 6:00pm MST

Typically November is a quiet weather month with plenty of nice, fall days but it can also turn wet with healthy doses of snow and moisture.  The wide variety of conditions can create picturesque scenes ranging from blue skies and snow-capped mountains to a wintry wonderland in the metro area. November is the second snowiest […]

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Denver sets new record high temperature for November 9th

Saturday, November 9th, 2019 2:28pm MST

We knew today would be the warmest day of the weekend and not only did that hold true, it was a record setting performance. As measured at DIA, Denver’s high temperature today reached 77 degrees (as of this writing). That bested the record high temperature for November 9th of 76 degrees set in 1927. Here […]

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Thornton’s November weather preview: A month that can be prone to extremes

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 10:27am MST

The weather during the month of November in Denver metro area can offer just about anything.  While it is normally a quiet month, it can be prone to extremes. November has historically been one of Denver’s snowiest months and major snowstorms are not entirely uncommon.  However conditions can also be quite dry. Temperatures during the […]

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October 2019 weather recap: An extraordinarily cold and snowy month

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 4:19pm MST

There is little doubt that when folks’ memories go back October 2019’s weather, they will remember the snow and even more so, the cold. Numerous cold temperature records were broken and the month ended up as one of the coldest Octobers on record. Things started off cool for the first few days and a bit […]

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Another record falls as Denver sees its coldest Halloween temperature on record

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 5:09am MST

The storm might be over but its effects continue to be felt in the form of very cold temperatures. This morning Denver recorded its coldest temperature ever for October 31. In the pre-dawn hours the temperature at Denver International Airport dropped to 7 degrees. This handily bested the record low temperature for the date of […]

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October 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 2:58am MST

October in Thornton can bring a wide variety of weather conditions, perfect for the photographer in all of us. The month brings the changing of the colors at Colorado’s lower elevations and it is also is typically when we see our first freeze and first snow. Couple those facts with our usual widely varying landscapes and […]

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Octobrrr as Denver sets record low temperature for October 30

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 7:48am MST

With the snow yesterday also came unusually cold temperatures. Yesterday’s high temperature was the coldest recorded for the date and now Denver has set a record low temperature. Denver’s official temperature this morning dropped to 3 degrees as measured at Denver International Airport. That broke the record low temperature for October 30 of 7 degrees […]

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Denver sets record low maximum for October 29

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 7:13pm MST

Not only did we receive a healthy shot of snow with this latest storm, we also saw some very cold temperatures. In fact, the first of what could be a few cold temperature records has been set. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s official high temperature today was only 18 degrees. […]

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Winter weather – What does that weather warning mean?

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 4:49am MST

We all are familiar with the crawls on the TV screen or the announcements on the radio for winter weather advisories such as Winter Storm Watch, Blizzard Warning, Freeze Warning and more. But, how many of us really know what those mean? There is very specific criteria the National Weather Service follows in issuing these […]

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