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October 2019 weather recap: An extraordinarily cold and snowy month

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 4:19pm MST

There is little doubt that when folks’ memories go back October 2019’s weather, they will remember the snow and even more so, the cold. Numerous cold temperature records were broken and the month ended up as one of the coldest Octobers on record. Things started off cool for the first few days and a bit […]

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October 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 2:58am 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 27 to November 2: This Week in Denver Weather History

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 6:58am MST

We just wrapped up Winter Weather Preparedness Week with important safety information to keep you and your family safe. Our look back this week in Denver weather history highlights why this knowledge is so crucial. From massive winter storms to damaging wind and deadly exposure to the elements, we have seen each in the past. From the […]

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October 20 to October 26: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, October 20th, 2019 6:01am MST

Temperatures continue to cool as we get further into fall and our look back at this week in Denver weather history provides some insight into the types of extreme weather that are possible this time of year. Noteworthy events include many incidences of damaging wind and some monstrous snowstorms. From the National Weather Service: 18-23 […]

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October 13 to October 19: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, October 13th, 2019 10:52am MST

Certainly snow begins to enter the equation as we get further into the season and our look back at Denver weather history for the week shows many such notable events. Others including damaging winds and even a tornado and monstrous hail storm. From the National Weather Service: 11-13 In 1892…apparent post-frontal rainfall totaled 3.33 inches […]

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October 6 to October 12: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 6:13am MST

Wind is arguably one of the most annoying weather conditions and as our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows, it is often present this time of year. We also notice some decent shots of snow, including one in 2005 that brought nearly a foot to the Mile High City. From the […]

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Thornton’s October 2019 preview: Fall arrives in earnest, usually brings first snow and freeze

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 6:30am MST

With the first full month of fall here, October usually brings one of the quietest weather months in the Denver area with plenty of mild, sunny days and clear, cool nights. October is historically the second sunniest month and conditions are generally calm. However we also will usually see our first taste of winter during […]

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September 29 to October 5: This Week in Denver Weather History

Monday, September 30th, 2019 4:03am MST

While it appears Denver will escape September snow, our look back at this week in weather history shows that isn’t always the case. Additionally, while not common, even early fall can bring severe weather with damaging wind, lightning and even tornadoes. From the National Weather Service: 28-29 In 1959…one of the heaviest September snow storms […]

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Fall colors 2019: Where and when to go for the best leaf peeping

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 12:31pm 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 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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