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Severe Weather 101 – Watches, Warnings and More

Monday, April 12th, 2021 4:15am MST

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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Denver sets record high temperature for November 4

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 6:13pm MST

Our mild weather continued today and set another record, the third in the past two days. Officially, as measured at Denver International Airport, the high temperature today topped out at 77 degrees. This just beat out the previous record high for November 4th of 76 degrees set over 100 years ago in 1915. Thornton was […]

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Denver ties one warm weather record for November 3, breaks another

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 11:59pm MST

This mild weather has been quite nice but it certainly is not normal for this time of year with mercury readings well above average. The Mile High City saw two weather records tied or broken on Tuesday. As measured at DIA, Denver saw a high temperature of 79 degrees. This tied the record high for […]

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Fall colors 2020: When and where to go for leaf peeping

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 7:34am MST

This time of year many folks start thinking about heading to the hills west of Denver in search of gold – fall foliage gold. Where to go?  Below are five of ThorntonWeather.com’s favorite ones near Denver – plus a few further out and some bonus ideas.  After that, we will tell you where you can […]

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Denver sets record low temperature for April 13, more records may fall

Monday, April 13th, 2020 6:10am MST

Our spring cold and snow has claimed one record today and may very well break another before the day is over. As measured at DIA, Denver hit a lot temperature of 15 degrees this morning. That easily breaks the previous record low temperature for the date of 17 degrees set in 1933. Here in Thornton, […]

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Fall colors 2019: Where and when to go for the best leaf peeping

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 12:31pm MST

This time of year many folks start thinking about heading to the hills west of Denver in search of gold – fall foliage gold. Where to go?  Below are five of ThorntonWeather.com’s favorite ones near Denver – plus a few further out and some bonus ideas.  After that, we will tell you where you can […]

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Colorado fall colors 2018: When and where to go

Thursday, September 20th, 2018 3:08pm MST

This time of year many folks start thinking about heading to the hills west of Denver in search of gold – fall foliage gold. Where to go?  Below are five of ThorntonWeather.com’s favorite ones near Denver – plus a few further out and some bonus ideas.  After that, we will tell you where you can […]

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Weather and Election Day: Will Mother Nature play a role in the outcome?

Monday, November 7th, 2016 12:39pm MST

We oftentimes hear about how weather can affect voter turnout but is there truly a link?  If there is, who does it benefit – Republicans or Democrats?  Studies seem to indicate that what might be thought of as an urban myth is indeed true and could in fact play a role in 2016. In 2005, […]

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Stunning video captures Colorado’s gorgeous fall colors

Friday, October 21st, 2016 6:22am MST

We happened across this video recently and had to share it. Photographer Jason Hatfield is a transplant to Colorado and has spent recent years filming our fall foliage. The end result? An amazing compilation of the high country in autumn. From Jason’s description: For the 8 years I’ve lived in Colorado, I’ve been most enthralled […]

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Top of Trail Ridge Road closed due to snow

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 6:25pm MST

Ah yes, the changing of the seasons is here and that means our weather conditions go from one extreme to the next.  Following a dry, warm week, Mother Nature brought snow to Colorado’s high country Friday night into Saturday leading to the closure of the highest, continues road in North America. Rocky Mountain National Park […]

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