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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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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Thornton and the Colorado Front Range

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 4:53pm MDT

Perhaps a bit late in doing so the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the I-25 urban Front Range corridor.  The service forecasts 4 to 8 inches snowfall which is in line with what we said in our morning forecast.  Higher amounts will be to the south and east so Thornton […]

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Government’s new Wireless Emergency Alert system provides wrong weather warning

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 5:51pm MDT

We received this alert (below) soon after the National Weather Service upgraded the warnings across northeastern Colorado in anticipation of the coming storm.  The problem?  It is wrong. The Blizzard Warning is for areas south and east of Thornton and our location.  Thornton is under a Winter Storm Warning.  It is disappointing to see the […]

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Ready for some more cold?  Advisories and watches issued ahead of next cold front

Thursday, October 4th, 2012 5:00pm MDT

Ready for some more cold?  Advisories and watches issued ahead of next cold front.  There is a Frost Advisory in effect for tonight and a Freeze Watch for Friday night.  If you have any sensitive plants left outdoors you should cover them up or bring them inside. How much snow can we expect out of […]

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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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Tornado Watch issued for all of eastern Colorado including Thornton

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 1:26pm MDT

Update, 7:10pm – Most of the ‘action’ has shifted north of the metro area into Weld County. Multiple tornadoes have been spotted. Residents of Greely, Lockbuie, Fort Morgan and surrounding areas need to be aware of these severe weather conditions. For the metro area, things have settled down a bit. However, a Tornado Watch remains […]

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