66°F
Thornton, Colorado, USA
UpdatedMon, 16-May-2022 9:40am MDT 
 

Navigation

ThorntonWeather.com on Twitter

ThorntonWeather.com on Facebook

 

Weather Geek Stuff - weathergeekstuff.com

Rocky Mountain Weather Network

Tony's Takes Photography

Posts Tagged ‘snow’



Top of Trail Ridge Road closed due to snow

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 6:25pm MDT

Ah yes, the changing of the seasons is here and that means our weather conditions go from one extreme to the next.  Following a dry, warm week, Mother Nature brought snow to Colorado’s high country Friday night into Saturday leading to the closure of the highest, continues road in North America. Rocky Mountain National Park […]

Click here for the rest of the story.


Time lapse video: Thornton’s April 16-17, 2016 snowstorm

Sunday, April 17th, 2016 12:01pm MDT

Mother Nature played a somewhat cruel trick on the Colorado Front Range. The week started with mild temperatures and a definite feeling of spring in the air.  She closed out the week with a significant snowstorm and plenty of cold. The long-expected storm arrived on the evening of Friday the 15th with rain.  Overnight into […]

Click here for the rest of the story.


Major winter storm forecast to hit eastern US over weekend

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 7:39am MDT

Washington (dpa)- More than 50 million people are bracing for a major winter storm predicted to hit the eastern US Friday that could bring large amounts of snow and heavy wind to the region. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch in effect from Friday afternoon to Saturday night in Washington due to […]

Click here for the rest of the story.


Dreaming of a white Christmas in Denver? Odds are not historically that great

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 6:04pm MDT

As Christmas gets closer everyone always wonders if we are going to get the proverbial white Christmas. Unfortunately, if you look at Denver and Thornton weather history, the chances aren’t all that good but it also depends on what you define as a white Christmas. If to you a white Christmas means having actual snowfall […]

Click here for the rest of the story.


Time lapse video of Thornton’s Mother’s Day weekend snow

Monday, May 11th, 2015 6:54pm MDT

The past week or so has brought quite a variety of weather, most notably seven straight days of precipitation.  On Saturday we saw a continuation of the rain which changed to snow overnight, an event captured by one of our webcams. Over the seven days, Thornton recorded a whopping 4.34 inches of liquid precipitation.  Most […]

Click here for the rest of the story.


White Christmas in Denver? Snow on the holiday not particularly common

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 5:00am MDT

For many, the holiday season isn’t complete without a chill in the air and snow on the ground. Here in Denver we historically enjoy a better chance of experiencing the proverbial white Christmas than many places in the nation. However, how the Mile High City fares in experiencing a white Christmas does depend on your […]

Click here for the rest of the story.


Front brings snow to Colorado’s high country, Mt Evans road closed

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 8:54am MDT

Snow at the Centennial State’s elevations can occur any time of year and last night Mother Nature delivered a white reminder that fall and winter are not far behind. On Monday, the Colorado Department of Transportation closed the road to the top of Mount Evans due to the potential for snowfall.  That potential was realized […]

Click here for the rest of the story.


Photos, video from 11 years ago showcase potential snow damage from coming storm

Saturday, May 10th, 2014 3:20pm MDT

With a significant spring storm set to impact our area tonight through tomorrow, a similar storm 10 years ago today provides a reminder of the potential for damage. From May 9 to May 10, 2003, heavy, wet snow fell on the Denver area, much of it focused over northern suburbs like Thornton.  Power lines were […]

Click here for the rest of the story.


Video: Spring snowstorm finally generates some intensity in Thornton

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 4:20pm MDT

It was sure slow coming with most of the day featuring a light rain / snow mix.  At about 4:00pm the snow finally began in earnest.  The video below was taken from the ThorntonWeather.com backyard.

Click here for the rest of the story.


Videos: Time lapse of Thornton’s quick, wet snow coming and going

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 9:14am MDT

Late winter in Colorado can bring a wide variety of conditions, oftentimes within a very short time span. This was fully evident yesterday and last night as we went from a high of a daytime 62 degrees to receiving a healthy dose of snow before midnight. Thornton received a total of 2.9 inches of heavy, […]

Click here for the rest of the story.