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A white Christmas in Thornton? Chances not great but not bad either

Monday, December 19th, 2016 9:06pm MST

For many, the holiday season isn’t complete without a chill in the air and snow on the ground. Here in Denver we historically enjoy a better chance of experiencing the proverbial white Christmas than many places in the nation. However, how the Mile High City fares in experiencing a white Christmas does depend on your […]

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Weather Geek Stuff is your one-stop-shop for the weather enthusiast on your gift list

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 3:02am MST

Not everyone gets excited about blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes and other types of extreme weather but many folks out there are passionate about Mother Nature.  Weather enthusiasts are certainly a different breed and they would welcome a gift that shows their enthusiasm for everything the weather offers.  Weather Geek Stuff is an online shop just for […]

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Dreaming of a white Christmas in Denver? Odds are not historically that great

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 6:04pm MST

As Christmas gets closer everyone always wonders if we are going to get the proverbial white Christmas. Unfortunately, if you look at Denver and Thornton weather history, the chances aren’t all that good but it also depends on what you define as a white Christmas. If to you a white Christmas means having actual snowfall […]

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NOAA details the chances for a white Christmas for the United States

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 8:05am MST

With our most recent snowstorm, the Colorado Front Range is likely to enjoy a white Christmas (defined as 1 inch of snow on the ground on Christmas Day).  Other locations in the United States of course are not quite so lucky and historically, Colorado can be quite hit or miss. Below is the latest narrative […]

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White Christmas in Denver? Snow on the holiday not particularly common

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 5:00am MST

For many, the holiday season isn’t complete without a chill in the air and snow on the ground. Here in Denver we historically enjoy a better chance of experiencing the proverbial white Christmas than many places in the nation. However, how the Mile High City fares in experiencing a white Christmas does depend on your […]

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Santa Claus begins his journey – Track him live

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 5:11am MST

Santa Claus begins his whirlwind trip around the globe tonight to deliver toys to all the good little boys and girls! For more than 50 years the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has tracked Kris Kringle on Christmas Eve and helped to ensure he completes his journey safely. ThorntonWeather.com is pleased to be able […]

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NASA releases video recreating iconic Apollo 8 Earthrise image

Saturday, December 21st, 2013 9:02am MST

It was Christmas Eve in 1968 when three brave astronauts, the first humans to leave Earth orbit, circled the moon. As the 45th anniversary of that event approaches, NASA has released a video that recreates the iconic Earthrise image that has captivated the world since. Using imagery obtained from its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the video […]

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Santa begins his annual journey, track him on ThorntonWeather.com

Monday, December 24th, 2012 4:54am MST

Santa Claus begins his whirlwind trip around the globe tonight to deliver toys to all the good little boys and girls! For more than 50 years the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has tracked Kris Kringle on Christmas Eve and helped to ensure he completes his journey safely. ThorntonWeather.com is pleased to be able […]

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Weather Geek Stuff offers holiday deals on gifts for weather enthusiasts

Saturday, December 15th, 2012 7:00am MST

Not everyone gets excited about blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes and other types of extreme weather but many folks out there are passionate about Mother Nature.  Weather Geek Stuff is an online shop just for those whose hearts race with the thrill of severe weather and they are offering special deals on Black Friday and through the […]

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NORAD’s Santa-cam captures St. Nick’s trip to Denver

Saturday, December 25th, 2010 6:10am MST

As all the good little boys and girls rush to open their Christmas presents this morning most were asleep and missed Santa’s flight over Thornton and the Mile High City.  The good folks at NORAD in Colorado Springs however were able to capture video of St. Nick as he made his rounds. Santa’s annual trip […]

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