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Winter Weather Preparedness Week recap

Saturday, October 21st, 2017 4:30am MST

As we have talked about this week, winter weather can be dangerous and downright deadly.  However, being prepared helps to ensure that you and your family remain safe when the snow starts to fly or other winter weather conditions occur. It is very easy to ignore the dangers of weather – no matter the season […]

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Avalanche safety – Be prepared or die

Friday, October 20th, 2017 6:00am MST

As snow starts to fall, many Coloradoans and out of state visitors will take advantage of it and head to the mountains for a variety of outdoor activities.  Whether skiing, snowshoeing, or hiking, anyone who spends time outdoors in the high country needs to be aware of the danger avalanches present.  On average six people […]

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Life threatening winter weather – Wind chill, frostbite and hypothermia

Thursday, October 19th, 2017 4:59am MST

Winter weather can not only be trying on the mind and soul, it also presents very real dangers to the human body.  Extreme wind chills can be deadly and bring on the outset of frostbite and hypothermia.  Here in Colorado, all residents should be aware of these hazards and be prepared to deal with them. […]

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High winds a major threat in Colorado during the winter

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 6:00am MST

As we often experience, 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 this?  How can you prepare and protect […]

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Winter weather – What does that weather warning mean?

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 5:00am MST

We all are familiar with the crawls on the TV screen or the announcements on the radio for winter weather advisories such as Winter Storm Watch, Blizzard Warning, Freeze Warning and more. But, how many of us really know what those mean? There is very specific criteria the National Weather Service follows in issuing these […]

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Winter travel safety – Ensure you and your vehicle are ready

Monday, October 16th, 2017 5:05am MST

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 15th, 2017 3:42am MST

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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City of Thornton offers residents winter weather preparedness tips

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

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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Winter Weather Preparedness Week recap

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 5:07am MST

As we have talked about this week, winter weather can be dangerous and downright deadly.  However, being prepared helps to ensure that you and your family remain safe when the snow starts to fly or other winter weather conditions occur.  It is very easy to ignore the dangers of weather – no matter the season […]

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Governor proclaims Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Colorado

Sunday, October 19th, 2008 3:36pm MST

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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