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

Sunday, June 16th, 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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June 2 to June 8: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 4:22am MDT

June is when Colorado sees the majority of its severe weather and our look back at this week in Denver weather history highlights this fact. Many occurrences of damaging and deadly lightning, powerful winds, large hail and of course tornadoes are seen. From the National Weather Service: 1-2 In 2002…unusually very warm weather for so […]

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May 26 to June 1: This Week in Denver Weather History

Monday, May 27th, 2019 2:06pm MDT

Our look back at this week in Denver includes a stunning array of extraordinary weather. Typical springtime severe weather with hail, damaging wind, tornadoes and deadly lightning are very prevalent. Snow has even made an appearance on more than one occasion. From the National Weather Service: 20-27 In 2002…lightning sparked a wildfire near Deckers. Extremely […]

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May 19 to May 25: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 4:58am MDT

Severe weather takes to the forefront in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. We see many historical flooding events that were commonplace in the late 19th / early 20th century before controls were put in place. Almost everyone will recall the Windsor tornado, an EF3 monster that struck the town five […]

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May 12 to May 18: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 6:08am MDT

The snow is gone (for now?) but as our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows, it could return. That however is unlikely and more typical spring severe weather is far more common. From the National Weather Service: 10-12 In 2011…a spring snowstorm brought heavy snow to the Front Range foothills and […]

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May 5 to May 11: This Week in Denver Weather History

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 4:00pm MDT

This time of year the focus is usually on spring severe weather with lightning, tornadoes and hail being the highlight. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows many of those types of events. Also notable are the few, unusually late in the season snow events, some of which were quite heavy. […]

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April 28 to May 4: This Week in Denver Weather History

Monday, April 29th, 2019 6:00am MDT

As we begin to enter the month of May, Denver’s weather starts to make the move toward spring severe weather and snow becomes less common. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history, there has been some snow but lightning and hail are more typical of the types of extreme weather we would expect […]

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

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 1:35pm MDT

While significant snow events become less frequent this time of year, our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows that they can still occur even toward the end of April. Thrown into the mix is a variety of spring severe weather including tornadoes and deadly lightning. From the National Weather Service: 19-21 […]

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

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 5:59am MDT

Springtime in Colorado can certainly be pleasant but it can also bring an amazing array of interesting weather. Our look back at this week contains everything from snowstorms and damaging wind to severe thunderstorms with hail and tornadoes. From the National Weather Service: 10-14 In 1927…post-frontal rain on the 10th changed to snow on the […]

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