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January 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Sunday, January 16th, 2022 6:09pm MST

As one of our coldest months, January can be a good month to hibernate inside and avoid the outdoors.  But, like any month in Colorado, photo opportunities abound as our monthly slideshow demonstrates. Snow is not normally dominant in the month but when it does fall, it can create a beautiful blanket of white.  Throw […]

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January 16 to January 22: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 16th, 2022 4:54am MST

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history carries with it one overriding condition – wind.  In January it is not uncommon for us to experience Chinook winds which are a blessing and a curse.  These winds bring warm temperatures which are welcome in our coldest month of the year.  However they also […]

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January 9 to January 15: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 9th, 2022 4:53am MST

Winds along the Front Range this time of year can be a blessing and a curse all at once.  Chinook’s can warm temperatures well above what they normally would but they can also cause a great deal of damage when they are at their hardest.  We see these contrasts in our look back at this […]

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January 2 to January 8: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, January 6th, 2022 5:07am MST

Certainly cold and snow are to be expected in Denver in January and our look back at this week in Denver weather history has plenty notable events with those conditions.  However, as we pointed out in our January weather preview, oftentimes it is the wind that is the real story.  Powerful Chinook winds appear during the […]

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Thornton’s January 2022 preview: Cold temps, not much snow the norm

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 5:13am MST

As we begin the new year the winter chill begins to set in.  While January can see its share of extremes, the month historically sees stable temperatures and is usually relatively dry. January ranks as the second coldest month in Denver next to December with average temperatures remaining virtually the same from the start to […]

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December 26 to January 1: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 29th, 2021 6:01pm MST

Winter wind in Colorado can be quite nasty oftentimes reaching damaging levels and we see numerous occurrences of that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Also notable are storm system just a few years ago in 2006 and 2007 that dumped a good amount of snow on the Denver area. […]

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January 31 to February 6: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 5:07am MST

Winds can be a blessing and a curse this time of year.  Chinook winds can help warm what is otherwise a normally chilly season.  They can also cause a great deal of damage as they pick up speed as they come roaring across the Front Range.  While we have been lucky thus far this year […]

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January 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Sunday, January 31st, 2021 4:50pm MST

As one of our coldest months, January can be a good month to hibernate inside and avoid the outdoors.  But, like any month in Colorado, photo opportunities abound as our monthly slideshow demonstrates. Snow is not normally dominant in the month but when it does fall, it can create a beautiful blanket of white.  Throw […]

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January 24 to January 30: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 24th, 2021 4:49am MST

Denver and Colorado weather is rarely boring. This week in Denver weather history we see numerous occurrences of Chinook winds that warmed temperatures but also arrived with such force that they caused a great deal of damage. We also see unseasably warm weather, bitter Arctic cold, and snow fall that had to be measured in […]

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January 17 to January 23: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 17th, 2021 4:59am MST

Chinook winds in January oftentimes bring welcome warmth to the Front Range.  They can however be more of a curse than a blessing as at times they can reach hurricane strength and do extensive damage.  Looking back at this week in Denver weather history, we see many such occurrences. From the National Weather Service: 14-21 […]

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