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August 29 to September 4: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 3:18pm MST

Certainly this time of year we start to see temperatures drop and the conditions moderate.  This is usually one of Denver’s most pleasant times of years when the heat of summer fades and the snow and cold of winter is still far away.  That however wasn’t the case when the most notable event in Denver […]

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August 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

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

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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August 22 to August 28: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021 5:05am MST

Lightning is a very real danger here in Colorado.  The outdoor-centric lifestyle we lead oftentimes puts us in situations when we are better off heading for cover.  The dangers of not properly taking shelter when lightning is in the area are highlighted by a number of events in our look back at this week in […]

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August 15 to August 21: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 15th, 2021 5:15am MST

While not as common this time of year, severe weather can still strike as we close out summer.  Most notable are the heavy rain events that can come along as a result of the monsoon season.  The dangers of these are oftentimes ignored and as we see can oftentimes turn deadly. 15 In 1899…a thunderstorm […]

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August 8 to August 14: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 2:44pm MST

Monsoon season in Colorado typically brings short-lived but heavy rains.  These can result in flash flooding and we see that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Also notable are the number of lightning deaths and injuries as well as hail events and even a swarm of grasshoppers! 8 In 1874…swarms […]

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August 1 to August 7: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 3:37pm MST

August isn’t normally associated with severe weather but our look back at the history books show it certainly can and does happen.  We see many occurrences of dangerous lightning and of particular note is the flood events – a byproduct of the monsoon season the first of August brings. 18-2 In 1987…a streak of 16 […]

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August 30 to September 5: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 5:09am MST

As always, when looking at weather history we are reminded of the varied and sometimes dangerous weather conditions we have here in Colorado.  Our look this week we see high temperatures soaring to 97 degrees but also we see the earliest snowfall on record. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great […]

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August 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, August 27th, 2020 3:30am MST

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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August 23 to August 29: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 5:04am MST

Quite the interesting week in Denver weather history.  Swarms of grasshoppers are the most unusual item we see but there is plenty of standard severe weather including tornadoes, landspouts, hail, lightning and much more. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great numbers at 10:00 am on the 19th.  Thousands landed on […]

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August 16 to August 22: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 16th, 2020 4:58am MST

August is usually considered one of the calmer weather months in Denver but as our look back in weather history for this week shows, that isn’t always the case.  Thunderstorms and all their associated dangers – lightning, flooding, tornadoes and more – all present a very real danger even this time of year. From the […]

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