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October 2018 weather recap: Cooler than normal temps, near normal precipitation

Sunday, November 4th, 2018 1:32pm MST

Fall arrived in earnest during the month of October 2018 as temperatures cooled considerably and we saw our first snowfall of the season. The first two weeks of the month were notable for seeing 12 of 17 days with below normal temperatures. Five days in a row with measurable rain came from the 4th to […]

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October 2018 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 3:45am MST

October in Thornton can bring a wide variety of weather conditions, perfect for the photographer in all of us. The month brings the changing of the colors at Colorado’s lower elevations and it is also is typically when we see our first freeze and first snow. Couple those facts with our usual widely varying landscapes and […]

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October 28 to November 3: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 28th, 2018 5:22am MST

As we move further into fall, we see the predominant significant weather in our history during the period involves snowstorms. From the National Weather Service: 27-28 In 1874…strong west winds in Boulder along with a reported tornado produced 150 dollars in damage. In 1913…a strong cold front produced sustained northeast winds to 35 mph with […]

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October 21 to October 27: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 21st, 2018 1:21am MST

This week in Denver weather history is notable for one dominant weather condition: snow. In our look back through history we see many significant snow events, some of which occurred as recently as just last year. From the National Weather Service: 18-23 In 2003…an extended warm spell resulted in 5 new temperature records. The high […]

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October 14 to October 20: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 14th, 2018 5:28am MST

The further we get in October the chances for snow increase and our look at this week in Denver weather history shows many significant snowstorms. Arguably the most notable was the infamous “Bronco Blizzard” of 1984 which dumped snow on the Mile High City while the Broncos faced off against the Green Bay Packers. From […]

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October 7 to October 13: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 6:12am MST

While fall has barely just begun, our look back at this week in Denver weather history is most notable for winter-like conditions. Numerous noteworthy storms have struck the Mile High City during this week in our past including a major one just seven years ago. From the National Weather Service: 7 In 1903…north winds were […]

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September 30 to October 6: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, October 1st, 2018 2:28am MST

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows what has historically been a relatively quiet week. However that isn’t to say there aren’t events of note including days with severe thunderstorms, including one date that brought multiple tornadoes. Be sure to scroll down to the bottom to check out video of one […]

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Colorado fall colors 2018: When and where to go

Thursday, September 20th, 2018 3:08pm MST

This time of year many folks start thinking about heading to the hills west of Denver in search of gold – fall foliage gold. Where to go?  Below are five of ThorntonWeather.com’s favorite ones near Denver – plus a few further out and some bonus ideas.  After that, we will tell you where you can […]

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October 2017 weather recap: Month offers cooler and wetter than normal conditions

Friday, November 3rd, 2017 4:03pm MST

The month of October certainly saw its fair share of varying temperatures.  We seemed to go back and forth between unseasonably warm to unseasonably cold readings.  The month also brought us our first measurable snow of the season and a good bit of precipitation. The month started with comfortable readings and dry conditions.  On the […]

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October 29 to November 4: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 29th, 2017 5:17am MST

The further we go into the cold season, the more we see significant winter-like events in our look back at Denver weather history. Many significant snowstorms have occurred this week in the past including one in 1946 that dumped more than 30 inches of snow on Denver. From the National Weather Service: 27-30 In 2009…a […]

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