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Posts Tagged ‘Democratic National Convention’



Severe weather threat forces President Obama’s acceptance speech indoors

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 9:26am MST

President Barack Obama’s acceptance of his party’s nomination for reelection Thursday has been moved indoors to Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable arena. Democratic National Convention organizers said the threat of severe weather was the reason for the move from the planned outdoor venue. Read the rest of this story on Examiner.com

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Accepting the nomination outside – A weather risk or not?

Saturday, August 16th, 2008 3:05am MST

The last time one of the major political parties held a major part of their political convention outdoors was 48 years ago.  On July 15, 1960 John F. Kennedy accepted his party’s nomination in the Los Angeles Coliseum before 50,000 people.  Denver isn’t Los Angeles though and our weather is a lot more volatile than […]

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DNC Weather – Denver weather history for August 25 – 28

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 6:26am MST

August is usually one of nicer weather months as summer winds down and temperatures cool.  The Democratic National Convention will be in Denver August 25th to August 28th and chances are the weather will be just fine.  A look back at historical weather events on those days though shows some interesting things have occurred in […]

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