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Out of the office: Time for a break

Monday, July 12th, 2021 4:49am MDT

R & R! That is what in our forecast for a while. ūüėČ Until we return, please continue to use our website for the latest weather conditions, radar, forecasts and more.

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Thornton’s July weather preview: Summer heat really kicks in, thunderstorms common

Friday, July 2nd, 2021 6:11pm MDT

Change is of course the one constant in Denver‚Äôs weather but come July, things actually get pretty consistent. The standard formula for a day in July is a sunny morning, clouds developing in the late morning and early afternoon. Come mid-afternoon, thunderstorms are rolling off of the foothills and into the metro area and the […]

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June 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 6:23pm MDT

The month of June typically sees springtime severe weather reach its height of activity in northeastern Colorado. This affords the opportunity to capture extraordinary images of amazing weather phenomena from monstrous supercell thunderstorms to heavy rain, hail and even tornadoes. Slideshow updated June 29, 2021 Showcasing images captured by ThorntonWeather.com readers as well as some […]

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Lightning and wildfire safety overview

Monday, June 21st, 2021 5:10am MDT

Colorado has the rather unenviable distinction of ranking fourth in the United States for lightning-related fatalities.¬† During the spring and summer the nice weather finds many residents outside and while clear skies are the norm, storms oftentimes loom and present a very real hazard to residents. From the National Weather Service: PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL […]

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Lightning Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week highlights real dangers for residents

Sunday, June 20th, 2021 6:20am MDT

Colorado is starting¬†its annual Lightning Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week, an important opportunity to educate residents of the dangers lightning presents.¬† One statistic serves to highlight the very real hazard of lightning in Colorado – the Centennial State ranks as the second deadliest state for lightning fatalities in the nation. We oftentimes read about the […]

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Denver reaches 100 degrees for the second day in a row, notches another record high

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 6:22pm MDT

No rest for the heat weary as temperatures once again soared today. The official high temperature for the Mile High City, as measured at DIA, reached 100 degrees today. For the second day in a row, this sets a record high. The previous record high for June 16 was 96 degrees set in 2020. Thornton […]

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Denver shatters record high temperature for June 15

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 6:21pm MDT

The heat is on! The high pressure ridge that refuses to move continues to bring the heat and today put mercury readings in record setting territory. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City‚Äôs official high temperature today reached 101 degrees. These easily topped the old record high for June 15 of 97 […]

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Thornton’s June 2021 weather preview: Temps increase as do chances for severe weather

Sunday, June 6th, 2021 5:55am MDT

Extreme weather can occur during in month in Colorado we well know.¬† June however is when traditional spring severe weather arrives in the state oftentimes with hail, damaging wind and tornadoes. Over 40 percent of the tornadoes that occur in Colorado happen during the month of June.¬† Far more common are thunderstorms with hail and […]

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May 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Monday, May 31st, 2021 6:24pm MDT

Colorado‚Äôs famously highly variable weather seems to showcase itself during the month of May when a variety of weather conditions can be seen.¬† This provides a prime opportunity for photos of everything weather to flora to fauna. The month of May can bring extremes.¬† Snow is not entirely uncommon during the month but more common […]

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Thornton sees more precipitation so far in 2021 than in all of 2020

Monday, May 24th, 2021 10:58am MDT

Certainly we are all keenly aware of how wet this year has seemed so far and the numbers back up that feeling. Every month so far this year has seen above average precipitation (based on 16-year running average) and we have in fact received more precipitation so far this year than in all of last […]

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