Thornton, Colorado, USA
UpdatedMon, 16-May-2022 8:45am MDT 


ThorntonWeather.com on Twitter

ThorntonWeather.com on Facebook


Weather Geek Stuff - weathergeekstuff.com

Rocky Mountain Weather Network

Tony's Takes Photography

Posts Tagged ‘winter weather’

NASA satellite reveals January had fifth largest snow cover in past 45 years

Saturday, February 26th, 2011 3:01am MDT

How much snow has fallen this season in Colorado all depends on where you are.  The high country has continued to see snowfall far in excess of normal while here on the Plains we remain mostly dry.  For the nation, a new NASA satellite image reveals that 71 percent of it was covered in snow at […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

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 […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

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 […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

Slammed again – Northeastern U.S. gets another snowstorm while Thornton waits

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 11:00am MDT

Yet another major snowstorm pummeled the northeastern United States yesterday and last night, their third in less than a month.  Snow totals in many areas from this single storm have far exceeded what Denver has received for its entire snow season thus far. Snow began falling on Wednesday snarling evening commutes from Virginia to New […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

Wednesday’s snowstorm in 10 seconds or less

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 7:36pm MDT

To say today’s snowstorm was a fast mover doesn’t do it justice.  The storm hit fast and furious and many doubted our forecasts for only light snowfall.  But, as quickly as it arrived the winter storm departed and the event was over by nightfall. In a span of three hours or so Thornton received 1.2 […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

Avalanche keeps US 40 over Berthoud Pass closed; Search continues for missing snowboarder

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 4:58pm MDT

With hurricane force winds and heavy snowfall conditions in Colorado’s high country have been treacherous in recent days.  The search continues for a snowboarder that disappeared at the height of the storm and an avalanche keeps US 40 over Berthoud Pass closed. The winter storm that struck yesterday brought with it winds to 99 mph […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

NASA satellites capture images of snow across the U.S.

Thursday, January 13th, 2011 4:03pm MDT

Snow cover across the lower 48 states jumped to more than 70% in recent days as a number of snowstorms dumped a blanket of white.  NASA satellites took some extraordinary images of not only Colorado but also the South and the northeastern U.S. Here in Colorado our recent storm brought nearly 6 inches of snow […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

Winter storms take their toll – Snow covers 69% of the lower 48 states

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 4:27pm MDT

For much of the lower 48 states of the United States the 2010 to 2011 winter season has been a rough one.  Blizzards and snowstorms have stretched into the Deep South and this morning data shows that nearly three quarters of the nation is covered in snow. The latest analysis from NOAA’s National Operational Hydrologic […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

The snow deficit – Denver sees least amount of snow in 122 years

Friday, January 7th, 2011 4:20pm MDT

Amid record-setting snowfall in northern Europe this winter and blizzards on the U.S. East Coast, one place that normally sees its fair share of snow has been left high and dry.  The Mile High City is facing a snow drought of near record proportions having thus far experienced its worst snow season in 122 years. […]

Click here for the rest of the story.

Ranking the top 10 Colorado weather events of the past 10 years

Friday, December 31st, 2010 6:18am MDT

There is a lot that can be said about the weather in Colorado but ‘boring’ is not usually a term associated with it.  Anyone who has lived in the Centennial State for very long quickly experiences a weather-related event that will give them memories for a lifetime.  From major snowstorms and blizzards to tornadoes, wildfires, […]

Click here for the rest of the story.