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June 27 to July 3: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, July 1st, 2021 3:04am MST

Closing out June and entering July our look back at this week in Denver weather history is marked by severe weather and scorching heat.  Damaging hail to dangerous lightning are two common occurrences as is record-setting heat waves. From the National Weather Service: 21-3 In 2002…the maximum temperature in Denver equaled or exceeded 90 degrees for […]

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June 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 6:23pm MST

The month of June typically sees springtime severe weather reach its height of activity in northeastern Colorado. This affords the opportunity to capture extraordinary images of amazing weather phenomena from monstrous supercell thunderstorms to heavy rain, hail and even tornadoes. Slideshow updated June 29, 2021 Showcasing images captured by ThorntonWeather.com readers as well as some […]

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June 20 to June 26: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 20th, 2021 4:56am MST

Late June weather is usually relatively calm but when it turns severe, it can do so in spades.  Hail, flooding rains, tornadoes and more are not unusual.  This week in Denver weather history we see plenty of each of those including a hail storm in 1993 that damaged dozens of planes at Denver International Airport. […]

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Denver reaches 100 degrees for the second day in a row, notches another record high

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 6:22pm MST

No rest for the heat weary as temperatures once again soared today. The official high temperature for the Mile High City, as measured at DIA, reached 100 degrees today. For the second day in a row, this sets a record high. The previous record high for June 16 was 96 degrees set in 2020. Thornton […]

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Denver shatters record high temperature for June 15

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 6:21pm MST

The heat is on! The high pressure ridge that refuses to move continues to bring the heat and today put mercury readings in record setting territory. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s official high temperature today reached 101 degrees. These easily topped the old record high for June 15 of 97 […]

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June 13 to June 19: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 13th, 2021 5:08am MST

June typically is a very eventful weather month and looking back at this week in Denver weather history that is clearly seen.  Among the more noteworthy items are the 2002 Hayman Fire, a 1965 flood that damaged dozens of bridges in the Denver area and the infamous tornadoes in 1988 that struck near downtown Denver. […]

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Thornton’s June 2021 weather preview: Temps increase as do chances for severe weather

Sunday, June 6th, 2021 5:55am MST

Extreme weather can occur during in month in Colorado we well know.  June however is when traditional spring severe weather arrives in the state oftentimes with hail, damaging wind and tornadoes. Over 40 percent of the tornadoes that occur in Colorado happen during the month of June.  Far more common are thunderstorms with hail and […]

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June 6 to June 12: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 6th, 2021 5:02am MST

An extremely eventful week in weather history showing just how varied conditions can be.  We of course see typical spring weather like tornadoes and hail but also a touch of snow and this week also marks the anniversary of the start of the Hayman Fire. 1-30 In 2012…it was the hottest June in Denver since […]

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May 30 to June 5: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, May 30th, 2021 5:05am MST

There are many notable events on our look back at the weather history books for this week but one in particular stands out. It was 30 years ago this week, on June 3, that the infamous Thornton tornado struck. This twister still stands as the most damaging tornado to have ever struck the Denver metro […]

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June 28 to July 4: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 4:13am MST

As always, an interesting week in Denver and Thornton weather history.  Various severe weather items are noteworthy, none more so than on July 2, 2006 when a teenager wearing an iPod was struck with lightning.  The music player actually contributed to the teen’s injuries by providing a direct route for the electricity into the victim’s […]

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