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City of Thornton’s WinterFest to enjoy great weather for the festivities

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 11:11am MDT

The City of Thornton’s annual winter festival is in full swing and after a chilly start Friday, the weather for the rest of the events looks to be much milder. Santa Claus arrives safely last night and as always, the city has a full slate of events surrounding WinterFest at the Multipurpose Fields at 108th […]

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City of Thornton offers residents winter weather preparedness tips

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 12:28pm MDT

As we have been covering all week, by the governor’s declaration this is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado.  The City of Thornton has gotten on board with information to help the city’s residents prepare themselves for the coming season. Thornton has become much more ‘weather aware’ in recent years and we applaud them for […]

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Rain and hail put ThorntonFest under water; Annual city festival cancelled

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 11:59am MDT

Yesterday’s bout of severe weather dropped more than 2 inches of rain and buried parts of the city in a blanket of white hail.  All of it was too much for the City of Thornton’s Multipurpose Field which was submerged by the deluge and the city has announced that ThorntonFest has been cancelled. “Even though […]

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Thornton WinterFest forecast – Dry, cool and windy

Saturday, December 11th, 2010 6:08am MDT

A full day of events highlights Thornton’s annual WinterFest on Saturday and the weather should cooperate for the most part.  It will be a bit cool and windy but there is nothing weather-wise to keep everyone from coming out to this great event. The outdoor activities start at 9:00 with a community walk around the […]

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Heading to Thornton’s WinterFest this evening? Expect cool temperatures, blustery conditions

Friday, December 10th, 2010 5:44pm MDT

Thornton’s annual WinterFest kicks off this evening at 6:30pm with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.  The weather will certainly not be a factor and Santa should be able to arrive without any problem and enjoy their time in our city. Look for temperatures at the recreation center fields to be around 43 degrees […]

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Local sculptor donates extraordinary statue to Thornton Veterans Memorial

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 10:43am MDT

 We here at ThorntonWeather.com are tremendous supporters of our nation’s veterans and have contributed our time and our financial resources to various veteran-related causes.  As President Abraham Lincoln said, “Any nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure.”  To that end we are strong supporters of the Thornton Veterans Memorial and we were very […]

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Eastlake grain elevator added to the National Register of Historic Places

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 7:07pm MDT

The city of Thornton was founded in the 1950’s but it traces its roots much farther back than that.  In fact, one could go back to the late 1800’s / early 1900’s and the Eastlake area to find some of the first ‘settlers’ of where modern day Thornton sits.  Now, one of the original buildings […]

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Thornton Veterans Memorial ready to start construction on first phase

Thursday, June 24th, 2010 7:08pm MDT

A dedicated group of volunteers at the Thornton Veterans memorial Foundation announced that they will be starting construction on the first phase of the city’s veterans memorial.  This is an exciting milestone for all veterans – past, present and future – who deserve a memorial in their honor. The first phase of construction will include […]

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City of Thornton discusses weather warning systems

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 12:43pm MDT

Twenty nine years ago, the city of Thornton was struck by what was the most destructive tornado to hit the Denver metro area in history – a record which stands to this day.  Now, the City of Thornton has started to investigate options to alert residents when severe weather is set to strike.  Visitors to […]

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City of Thornton raises severe weather awareness with new brochure

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 1:52pm MDT

Severe weather season is quickly going to arrive in Colorado – we have already seen signs of it in recent weeks.  Helping to bring attention to the dangers severe weather presents, the City of Thornton has created a new flyer with some tips for residents. Available on the city’s website, the flyer covers the basics […]

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