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

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

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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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Winter travel safety – Ensure you and your vehicle are ready

Monday, October 14th, 2019 5:05am MDT

Before hitting the road, Coloradans need to ensure that they and their vehicles are prepared should inclement weather strike. ThorntonWeather.com presents the first in a series from the National Weather Service (NWS) as part of Winter Weather Preparedness Week has declared by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.  Check back throughout the week for more winter preparedness stories. Today’s message […]

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Denver sets record low temperature for the second day in a row

Friday, October 11th, 2019 5:23am MDT

Last night temperatures dropped into record-setting territory. This morning that trend continued and set a record low temperature for October 11 as well. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s official low temperature this morning was 9 degrees. That absolutely shattered the previous record low temperature for the date of 22 degrees […]

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Denver sets record low temperature for October 10

Friday, October 11th, 2019 12:01am MDT

While our first snowfall of the season had ended, the cold was just beginning. Just before midnight on Thursday, the temperature at Denver International Airport fell to 13 degrees. This easily beat the record low temperature for October 10 of 17 degrees set in 2009. Thornton managed to stay warmer with our low of 20 […]

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September 2019 weather recap: Thornton sees another very warm, very dry month

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 10:03am MDT

For the second month in a row, Thornton saw temperatures well above normal and precipitation well below average. While the first half of 2019 started out cool and wet, the second appears to be headed the opposite direction. High pressure was the dominating feature for the month. This served to keep precipitation away and colder […]

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Thornton’s October 2019 preview: Fall arrives in earnest, usually brings first snow and freeze

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 6:30am MDT

With the first full month of fall here, October usually brings one of the quietest weather months in the Denver area with plenty of mild, sunny days and clear, cool nights. October is historically the second sunniest month and conditions are generally calm. However we also will usually see our first taste of winter during […]

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