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Winter weather – What does that weather warning mean?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 4:49am 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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Severe Weather 101 – Watches, Warnings and More

Monday, April 13th, 2020 6:15am MDT

We’ve all seen TV or Internet news of a weather related watch or warning being issued. But, how many really know what they mean? There is a pretty big difference between the two and it is important to be aware just what it means to you so you can take the appropriate precautions. Dozens of […]

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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 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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The Big Freeze – Snow and Arctic cold to be main Thornton weather feature

Monday, January 31st, 2011 7:10am MDT

Storm update, 4:30pm – The thermometer only knows one way through the rest of today and tonight – down!  Thus far Thornton has dipped to 6 degrees with wind chill values around -3 and it is far from done dropping. The National Weather Service has modified the weather warnings / watches for the next 12 […]

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Thornton set to get a taste of the Arctic; Winter Weather Advisory issued

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 4:17pm MDT

A major winter storm is set to impact nearly two thirds of the nation starting tomorrow including Thornton and the rest of northeastern Colorado.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area warning of blowing snow and dangerous cold. For all the latest, follow us on Twitter and join us […]

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Winter storm bears down on Thornton; Snow and arctic cold prompt warning

Thursday, December 30th, 2010 7:25am MDT

Update, 1:10pm – A lull in the storm.  Snow will taper off for just a little bit this afternoon before picking back up before rush hour.  A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect and the National Weather Service is forecasting 5 to 10 inches total accumulation of snow.  In Thornton we have recorded 1/2 inch so […]

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Upgraded – National Weather Service issues Winter Storm Warning as storm approaches

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 4:27pm MDT

The National Weather Service has upgraded what was a Winter Storm Watch to a warning and is now forecasting 5 to 10 inches of snow.  Everything seems to be aligning for Thornton and the rest of the Denver metro area to see its first winter storm of the season. Most of the computers models are […]

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Dry, hot and windy conditions prompt Red Flag Warning

Sunday, September 5th, 2010 7:32am MDT

September is starting off as a hot one along the Front Range and indeed across the state of Colorado.  With temperatures set to approach record highs, low humidity and windy conditions the fire danger has prompted a Red Flag Warning for Sunday. The record high temperature for September 5th is 97 degrees and that is […]

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