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Winter Storm Warning issued as Thornton prepares for snowstorm

Friday, April 15th, 2016 6:40am MDT

Hopefully you were able to enjoy the mild temperatures of recent days because they are going to quickly disappear. A significant spring snowstorm has its sights set on Colorado and will usher in colder temperatures and a healthy shot of precipitation. Friday’s weather starts out calm and quiet. Temperatures will be topping out in the […]

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Live social feed: Significant winter storm to close January, begin February

Monday, February 1st, 2016 5:35am MDT

A significant winter storm is bearing down on Colorado and the state is blanketed with watches and warnings. The system has the potential to deliver our biggest snowfall of the 2015 / 2016 season thus far. The National Weather Service has said 6 to 12 inches will be possible between Sunday night and Tuesday morning. […]

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Live social feed: Thornton’s November 2015 snowstorm

Monday, November 16th, 2015 4:17pm MDT

Our most significant winter weather storm is set to impact Thornton and the Colorado Front Range.  A Blizzard Warning has been issued and we expect to see significant snowfall and a wide array of impacts. The National Weather Service has said 10 to 18 inches will be possible for the heavier hit areas.  Areas north […]

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Winter weather – What does that weather warning mean?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 5:00am MDT

We all are familiar with the crawls on the TV screen or the announcements on the radio for winter weather advisories such as Winter Storm Watch, Blizzard Warning, Freeze Warning and more. But, how many of us really know what those mean? There is very specific criteria the National Weather Service follows in issuing these […]

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Winter storm with heavy snow set to impact the weekend, watch issued

Friday, February 20th, 2015 6:11am MDT

Winter storm with heavy snow set to impact the weekend, watch issued.  Mother Nature has spent much of the month teasing us with spring-like temperatures.  That however changes big time starting this evening as a potent system is set to deliver a return to cold and possibly our biggest snow of the season so far. […]

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Big changes on the way Sunday and Monday – Winter Weather Advisory issued

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 4:01am MDT

A couple of systems combined with cold fronts are going to usher in colder – and snowier weather for the next 36 hours or so. The first front is working its way into eastern Colorado this morning.  Temperatures today will only be in the mid-30s.  Snow is expected to begin around noon and we should […]

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Under the gun: Winter Storm Warning issued as heavy snow becomes more likely

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 6:31am MDT

Update, 8:10 p.m. – The storm has arrived and is settling in.  As of this writing Thornton has received more than 1 inch of heavy wet snowfall. Look for the snow to continue at relatively quick rates through 4:00 a.m. Friday when it will then begin to taper off.  Total overnight accumulations in our area […]

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Winter Storm Watch issued, Thornton may receive biggest snow of the season

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 4:40pm MDT

In a very brief period of time the forecast for the next 48 hours has changed considerably.  The latest data indicates Thornton and the Colorado Front Range may be receiving a healthy dose of snow starting Thursday afternoon and lasting into Friday. Abundant moisture streaming in from the Pacific coupled with a series of cold […]

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Update: Winter Storm Watch upgraded to Warning as storm quickly approaches

Monday, April 8th, 2013 12:45pm MDT

A very dynamic weather situation unfolding for northeastern Colorado over the next 36 hours.  While there is still a good deal of uncertainty, we do expect to see a healthy shot of snow tonight and into tomorrow. First up are mild temperatures today.  As of this writing Thornton is at 61 degrees on our way […]

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Winter Storm Watch issued as powerful storm may bring significant snowfall

Sunday, April 7th, 2013 5:00am MDT

Over the last couple of days we have been mentioning the possibility of a return to wintry weather.  It is looking more and more likely this will come to fruition as Mother Nature seems intent on delivering a healthy dose of snow Monday night into Tuesday. An approaching storm system is expected to couple with […]

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