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June 26 to July 2: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, June 26th, 2022 5:04am MDT

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history certainly has plenty of the usual suspects related to severe weather. Most notable however are the many occurrences of lightning strikes and the effects they can have from sparking fires to causing significant injury and death. From the National Weather Service: 22-26 In 2012…from the […]

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June 19 to June 25: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022 6:14am MDT

Heavy rain, flooding, lightning, tornadoes and hail are not at all uncommon this time of year and we see plenty of those types of events in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Probably one of the most notable events occurred 10 years ago when a thunderstorms with large hail ripped through […]

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June 12 to June 18: This week in Denver weather history

Saturday, June 18th, 2022 4:09pm MDT

The first half of June is when Colorado’s severe weather season really kicks into high gear and our look back at this week in Denver weather history reflects that. Numerous flooding, hail, and tornadic events punctuate just how dangerous and damaging our weather can be this time of year. From the National Weather Service: 11-14 […]

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June 5 to June 11: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 5th, 2022 5:06am MDT

The first part of June typically brings some of Denver’s most eventful weather of the year and we clearly see that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From many damaging hail and wind events to heavy rains that resulted in flooding and even the Southlands Mall tornado of 2009 it […]

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May 29 to June 4: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, May 29th, 2022 2:52pm MDT

There are many notable events on our look back at the weather history books for this week but one in particular stands out. It was 30 years ago this week, on June 3, that the infamous Thornton tornado struck. This twister still stands as the most damaging tornado to have ever struck the Denver metro […]

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May 22 to May 28: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 5:11am MDT

If history is a teacher, our look back at this week in Denver weather history should provide great instruction on the dangers severe weather presents in our history. It was eight years ago this week that the infamous Windsor tornado tore through the area killing one man and damaging hundreds of homes. From the National Weather […]

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May 15 to May 21: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 12:05pm MDT

Springtime in Denver brings a variety of weather and flooding becomes a very real threat. In our look back at this week in Denver weather history we see many such events including one in 1864 that killed 19 people and destroyed the Rocky Mountain News building. From the National Weather Service: 14-15 In 1977…high winds […]

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May 8 to May 14: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 5:02am MDT

Think we are done with snow for the season? That may be the case this year but it isn’t always so. Looking back at this week in Denver history we do see snowfall has occurred along with more typical spring weather including heavy rains that led to flooding. From the National Weather Service: 4-8 In […]

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May 1 to May 7: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 5:14am MDT

May can bring a variety of conditions from snow and cold to severe thunderstorms and flooding rains. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we see where all of those events have made an appearance in our past. From the National Weather Service: 29-2 In 1954…a major storm dumped 10.1 inches of snowfall […]

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April 24 to April 30: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 5:04pm MDT

Weather in Colorado is always interesting but springtime can bring the entire gamut of conditions. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we see just how varied this time of year – from flooding rains to heavy snowfall to severe thunderstorms it can and has all happened. From the National Weather Service: 22-24 […]

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