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January 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 6:00pm MST

As one of our coldest months, January can be a good month to hibernate inside and avoid the outdoors.  But, like any month in Colorado, photo opportunities abound as our monthly slideshow demonstrates. Snow is not normally dominant in the month but when it does fall, it can create a beautiful blanket of white.  Throw […]

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December 2019 weather recap: Warmer than normal temps, little snowfall

Sunday, January 5th, 2020 7:42am MST

We closed out 2019 with a change from the cool, wet conditions of the previous two months. December saw the opposite conditions as average temperatures were above normal and snow a rarity. Storm systems did move through Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region and while the high country saw plenty of snow, these storms evaded […]

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Thornton’s January 2020 preview: Cold temps, not much snow the norm

Saturday, January 4th, 2020 5:26am MST

As we begin the new year the winter chill begins to set in.  While January can see its share of extremes, the month historically sees stable temperatures and is usually relatively dry. January ranks as the second coldest month in Denver next to December with average temperatures remaining virtually the same from the start to […]

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December 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 3:15pm MST

The month of December can offer everything from bone dry conditions to bone chilling cold and monstrous snowstorms.  The weather and wildlife all afford an abundance of photo opportunities as our December photo slideshow shows. Leaves have fallen from trees now and the landscape can sometimes look quite stark.  However it only takes a quick shot […]

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Astronomical winter arrives Saturday, offers the shortest day of the year

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 9:00am MST

Astronomical winter arrives in Thornton Saturday evening and with the solstice also comes the shortest day of the year.

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November 2019 weather recap: Another cold, snowy month for Thornton

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 6:44am MST

For the second month in a row, Mother Nature kept us cold and delivered a healthy dose of snow. Thornton experienced its second coldest November of the past 13 years and the snowiest of the past 13 years. The month started out chilly but soon saw things stabilize and turn seasonal. Then, the 8th and […]

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Thornton’s December weather preview: What will the arrival of winter bring?

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 4:53am MST

October and November brought Thornton cooler than normal temperatures and a good bit more snow than usual.  What will December hold for us? The month of December brings with it the official start of winter and oftentimes, colder and snowier weather conditions. It however can also offer unseasonably warm temperatures and bone dry conditions.  Given […]

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November 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Saturday, November 30th, 2019 6:00pm MST

Typically November is a quiet weather month with plenty of nice, fall days but it can also turn wet with healthy doses of snow and moisture.  The wide variety of conditions can create picturesque scenes ranging from blue skies and snow-capped mountains to a wintry wonderland in the metro area. November is the second snowiest […]

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Denver sets new record high temperature for November 9th

Saturday, November 9th, 2019 2:28pm MST

We knew today would be the warmest day of the weekend and not only did that hold true, it was a record setting performance. As measured at DIA, Denver’s high temperature today reached 77 degrees (as of this writing). That bested the record high temperature for November 9th of 76 degrees set in 1927. Here […]

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Thornton’s November weather preview: A month that can be prone to extremes

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 10:27am MST

The weather during the month of November in Denver metro area can offer just about anything.  While it is normally a quiet month, it can be prone to extremes. November has historically been one of Denver’s snowiest months and major snowstorms are not entirely uncommon.  However conditions can also be quite dry. Temperatures during the […]

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