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Winter travel safety – Ensure you and your vehicle are ready

Monday, October 17th, 2016 5:10am 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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Colorado Winter Weather Preparedness Week introduction

Sunday, October 16th, 2016 3:42am MDT

Winter weather in Colorado can be an inconvenience but more than that it can be deadly.  Emergency preparedness for major winter storms – as well as for other types of severe weather – is an important part of living in a state where conditions can change wildly from one moment to the next. To help […]

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A Preview of Thornton’s June Weather – The Severe Weather Month

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 4:35pm MDT

June is historically Denver’s severe weather month and severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and hail are notorious visitors to Denver and across eastern Colorado during the month.  In fact, over 40 percent of the tornadoes that occur in Colorado are observed in June and these are typically the most destructive of the year.  Severe thunderstorms have also […]

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A Preview of Denver’s April Weather – Something for Everyone

Saturday, March 28th, 2009 5:33am MDT

April marks a transition between winter and summer for most of the country but for Denver it is especially true as we can see a stunning variety of weather. The proverbial April showers are certainly a possibility for Denver. Snow? Tornadoes? Thunderstorms? You bet – all can happen! For good measure throw in a chance […]

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Denver blizzard moves out as the digging out begins

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

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 MDT

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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Denver and Thornton’s March 2009 climatological preview

Saturday, February 28th, 2009 6:39am MDT

March in Denver typically means frequent and rapid weather changes. The days grow longer and we start enjoying more sunshine and sometimes summer-like weather. However, on occasion arctic air masses can still force their way south into Colorado dropping temperatures quickly and markedly. These changes are due to Marches “in between” status – elements during […]

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December 14 – 20 – This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, December 14th, 2008 7:10am MDT

Our look back in Denver weather history for this week is punctuated by hurricane force winds – numerous times.  Some of these storms reached 120 mph, overturned semis, ripped roofs off and more.  Also notable is the blizzard we suffered through two years ago this week. From the National Weather Service: …THIS WEEK IN METRO […]

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December 7 – 13 – This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, December 7th, 2008 5:23am MDT

Big wind, big snow, a heat wave and Arctic cold all highlight our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 2-17 IN 1939…MORE THAN 2 WEEKS OF UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER MADE THE MONTH THE 3RD WARMEST ON RECORD.  SEVEN DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET…INCLUDING THE ALL TIME RECORD […]

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November 16th – 22nd – This week in Denver weather history

Monday, November 17th, 2008 7:11am MDT

Looking back into the Denver weather history books for this week, November 16th to the 22nd, we see a lot of the normal things we would expect to – lots of wind and snow.  PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO 645 PM MST SAT NOV 15 2008   ..THIS WEEK IN METRO DENVER WEATHER […]

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