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August 11 to August 17: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 3:55am MDT

Colorado’s unofficial severe weather season may be over but August holds a wide variety of related weather hazards that can be damaging and deadly. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history, flooding, large hail and even tornadoes have made appearances in our past. From the National Weather Service: 8-13 In 1875…clouds of grasshoppers […]

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August 4 to August 10: This Week in Denver Weather History

Monday, August 5th, 2019 5:31am MDT

The beginning of August typically continues our monsoon season. This leads to increased chances for thunderstorms with heavy rain and the associated hazards that come with it. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history highlights the dangers of flooding, hail and lightning and even includes reference to grasshopper swarms being blown into […]

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July 28 to August 3: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, July 28th, 2019 2:27am MDT

Monsoonal moisture oftentimes streams into Colorado this time of year leading heavy rain and dangerous lightning. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history features many flooding events caused by the moisture and even some tornadoes. From the National Weather Service: 13-5 In 2008…a streak of 24 consecutive days of 90 degrees shattered […]

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July 21 to July 27: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, July 21st, 2019 5:09am MDT

As we continue in what is the hottest time of the year, we also begin to enter the monsoon season. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows that this can bring a wide range of severe weather. Most common are heavy rains which can lead to flooding but dangerous and damaging […]

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July 14 to July 20: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, July 14th, 2019 3:02pm MDT

Monsoonal rain, dangerous lightning and large hail are all par for the course as we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. But, what about snow? Yes, you read that right. Denver did actually record snowfall on July 17, 1872 but because it occurred before official snowfall measurements began in […]

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July 7 to July 13: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, July 7th, 2019 5:44pm MDT

Severe weather becomes a bit less common as we get further into summer but the threat is never gone as we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Many notable events related to severe thunderstorms have occurred including flooding rain, tornadoes and damaging hail. From the National Weather Service: 29-15 […]

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June 30 to July 6: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, July 4th, 2019 1:25pm MDT

Dangerous lightning, damaging hail and even tornadoes make the highlights of our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 29-2 In 1990…almost a year to date after the record breaking heat in early July 1989…the third longest heat wave in Denver history started. From June 29th through July […]

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June 23 to June 29: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, June 27th, 2019 2:59am MDT

Late spring and early summer continue Colorado’s severe weather season. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we see we experience a wide variety of conditions from record-setting heat to damaging thunderstorms with hail, wind and flooding. From the National Weather Service: 23 In 1874…a thunderstorm pelted the city with hail and brief […]

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June 16 to June 22: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 1:27pm MDT

Late spring and early summer weather hazards abound in Colorado. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we see many examples including wildfires, deadly lightning, damaging lightning and dangerous flooding. From the National Weather Service: 12-17 In 2000…two large wildfires developed in the Front Range foothills as careless campers and very dry conditions […]

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June 9 to June 15: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 5:58am MDT

June means severe weather in Colorado and our look back at this week showcases that fact. Numerous, historical events have occurred during this week in the past including the disastrous Hayman fire and the infamous 1988 Denver tornadoes. From the National Weather Service: 7-9 In 1979…rain…at times with thunder on the 7th…fell almost continuously through […]

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