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October 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, October 21st, 2021 6:01pm MDT

October in Thornton can bring a wide variety of weather conditions, perfect for the photographer in all of us. The month brings the changing of the colors at Colorado’s lower elevations and it is also is typically when we see our first freeze and first snow. Couple those facts with our usual widely varying landscapes and […]

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Winter weather – What does that weather warning mean?

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 5:00am 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 18th, 2021 5:05am MDT

Before hitting the road, Coloradans need to ensure that they and their vehicles are prepared should inclement weather strike. ThorntonWeather.com presents the first in a series from the National Weather Service (NWS) as part of Winter Weather Preparedness Week has declared by Colorado’s Governor.  Check back throughout the week for more winter preparedness stories. Today’s message from the […]

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Leaf peeping 2021: When and where to see the fall colors

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021 3:53am MDT

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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Thornton’s October 2021 preview: Generally calm conditions with our first freeze and snow

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 5:08am MDT

With the first full month of fall here, October usually brings one of the quietest weather months in the Denver area with plenty of mild, sunny days and clear, cool nights. October is historically the second sunniest month and conditions are generally calm. However we also will usually see our first taste of winter during […]

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Denver crushes the record high temperature for September 10

Friday, September 10th, 2021 4:30pm MDT

We knew the record would be broken, it was only a question of by how much and the results are in. As measured at Denver International Airport, the high temperature in the Mile High City topped out at 99 degrees. These destroys the previous record high for September 10 of 93 degrees set in 2018. […]

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Denver sets record high temperature for September 9

Thursday, September 9th, 2021 4:29pm MDT

Mother Nature just delivered another reminder that our long, hot summer isn’t over yet. Denver, as measured at Denver International Airport, reached a high temperature of 96 degrees today. This tops the previous record high temperature for September 9 of 94 degrees set in 1994. Here in Thornton, we were a bit “cooler” with a […]

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Thornton’s September 2021 weather preview

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 6:03am MDT

Following an August that was unseasonably warm and dry, we find ourselves heading into September hoping for relief.  The month can bring plenty of rain and even our first snow of the season but more often than not, it is one of the most pleasant along the Colorado Front Range. As temperatures start to drop, […]

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August 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021 7:13pm MDT

As the calendar turns to August, the summertime heat begins to fade and that makes it easier to get out and enjoy all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.  From a walk in a park to afternoon thunderstorms to an abundance of wildlife, photo opportunities abound as is seen in our slideshow. Our monsoon […]

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Out of the office

Monday, August 2nd, 2021 6:00am MDT

We will be out of the office for a few days while we disconnect and recharge. Be sure to visit the website regularly for the latest forecasts, radar, current conditions and more. See you soon!

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