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High winds a major threat in Colorado during the winter

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 4:20am MDT

As we often experience, high winds in Colorado can cause conditions to deteriorate rapidly.  They present a very real danger to life and property, especially when coupled with other winter conditions like snow. Why does it seem like we get so much wind in the winter?  What causes this?  How can you prepare and protect […]

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Heading to Thornton’s WinterFest this evening? Expect cool temperatures, blustery conditions

Friday, December 10th, 2010 5:44pm MDT

Thornton’s annual WinterFest kicks off this evening at 6:30pm with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.  The weather will certainly not be a factor and Santa should be able to arrive without any problem and enjoy their time in our city. Look for temperatures at the recreation center fields to be around 43 degrees […]

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High winds a major threat in Colorado during the winter

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 1:13pm MDT

As we have experienced in the last 24 hours or so, high winds in Colorado can cause conditions to deteriorate rapidly.  They present a very real danger to life and property, especially when coupled with other winter conditions like snow.  Why does it seem like we get so much wind in the winter?  What causes […]

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What does that weather warning mean?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 4:19pm 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 travel safety – Ensure you and your vehicle are ready

Monday, October 20th, 2008 12:57pm MDT

ThorntonWeather.com presents the first in a series from the National Weather Service (NWS) on Winter Weather Preparedness.  Before hitting the road, Coloradoans need to ensure that they and their vehicles are prepared should inclement weather strike.  Today’s message from the NWS and ThorntonWeather.com highlights the importance of having a proper emergency kit in your vehicle […]

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