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As seen from space – Second blizzard’s snow spread across the East Coast

Monday, February 15th, 2010 12:56pm MST

Whether it is called ‘Snowmageddon’, ‘Snowpocalypse’ or any other array of the names, the amazing series of winter storms that have struck the Mid-Atlantic States has been nothing short of astounding. Two storms struck the region in less than a week and NASA satellites have captured images of what the scene looks like from space […]

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It’s finally over – Mid-Atlantic digs out from record-setting snowstorms

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 4:39pm MST

The history making snowstorm that pushed many East Coast cities’ snow totals into the record books has moved out. Now residents begin the monumental task of digging out from snow depths the likes of which have never been seen. Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Baltimore were just some of the major cities on the east coast […]

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From Philly to Washington to New York, East Coast slammed by blizzard

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 10:28am MST

The adjectives to describe last week’s record-setting snowstorm no longer seem adequate to describe the winter weather striking from the Mid-Atlantic to New York. A second potentially more severe storm that the National Weather Service described as ‘life threatening’ is battering Washington D.C., Baltimore, New York City and every place in between. Storms that dumped […]

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Digging out: Mid-Atlantic begins to recover from record setting blizzard

Sunday, February 7th, 2010 8:00am MST

Astounding snow totals normally reserved for the Rocky Mountains were recorded in the area around the nation’s capital as a two day storm pounded the area. As the storm moved out late Saturday, the digging out process begins on Super Bowl Sunday. In the wake of the storm, numerous snowfall records were set. Dulles International […]

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White Christmas brings joy and misery

Saturday, December 26th, 2009 6:17am MST

Christmas 2009 may have granted some people’s wishes for a white Christmas but for millions it equated to misery. A series of snowstorms blanketed two thirds of the nation in snow and snarled holiday plans for many. From Texas to North Dakota and Nevada to Minnesota the breadth of the storms was tremendous. Holiday travelers […]

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Three years ago today – The seventh biggest snowstorm in Denver history

Monday, December 21st, 2009 5:12pm MST

Leading up to the Christmas holidays of 2006 the weather was nothing extraordinary in the Mile High City – until the 20th of the month. Temperatures at the middle of the month had entered into the 60’s and Denver residents were enjoying the warmth. A few short days later, that all changed in a big […]

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Winter storms stretching 1,700 miles pounds the nation

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 1:08pm MST

A massive winter storm covering nearly 1,700 miles has brought Arctic cold, record snowfall and blizzard conditions to a large swatch of the nation. From southwestern Utah, across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains to northeastern Michigan winter weather warnings have been issued as Old Man Winter arrives two weeks early. Starting in California, parts […]

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Denver blizzard moves out as the digging out begins

Friday, March 27th, 2009 9:11am MST

The sun is already beginning to shine in the wake of Denver’s biggest snowstorm of the 2008 – 2009 winter season.  The storm was also Denver’s biggest since December 2007 when a series of storms dumped more than 30 inches on the city.  While the snow brings much-needed moisture to the parched Front Range, it […]

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Thornton’s March Blizzard 2009 – Time lapse videos

Friday, March 27th, 2009 5:01am MST

The March Blizzard of 2009 is winding down and it gives us a chance to look at all that happened in the last 36 hours or so.  One of the neat things to look at is the 24 hour time lapse video from yesterday.  Check out the video from our two webcams: East Webcam Time […]

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High winds a major threat in Colorado during the winter

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 1:13pm MST

As we have experienced in the last 24 hours or so, high winds in Colorado can cause conditions to deteriorate rapidly.  They present a very real danger to life and property, especially when coupled with other winter conditions like snow.  Why does it seem like we get so much wind in the winter?  What causes […]

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