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February 28 to March 6: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, February 28th, 2021 5:00am MDT

Wild weather is a fact of life in Denver and in Colorado in general.  We see that consistently in the history books and this week demonstrates that.  As usual we see high wind events and extreme cold.  Also notable is that as we enter the month of March, we start to see occurrences of those […]

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February 21 to February 27: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, February 21st, 2021 5:05am MDT

Snow and wind dominate our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  In 2009, high winds on the Boulder Turnpike blew a trailer into oncoming traffic damaging two cars and injuring one driver.  46 years ago, a protracted cold spell resulted in seven consecutive days with low temperatures dropping to zero or below.  […]

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February 14 to February 20: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, February 14th, 2021 12:01am MDT

Many notable weather events have occurred in Denver this week in the past, some recently.  It was just last year that a windstorm knocked down trees and powerlines in Boulder.  Nine years ago, we saw an end to 61 days straight with snow cover – the second longest streak in Denver history. From the National Weather […]

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February 7 to February 13: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 5:13am MDT

You can tell how eventful a week in Denver weather history is by the length of these articles and this one is a long one for sure.  In history we have seen Arctic cold, spring-like warmth, major snowstorms and blizzards and hurricane force winds.  There is even a rare thunderstorm that dropped a bit of […]

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Thornton’s February 2021 weather preview: Temps begin to warm, snow can be elusive

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 7:36am MDT

February in Colorado typically brings to an end an extended period when average temperatures are at their lowest. Winter begins to loosen its grip and temperatures get warmer but precipitation is not a particularly common event during the month. Thus far, our snow season has been a bit of a disappointment. Things looked hopeful at […]

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January 31 to February 6: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 5:07am MDT

Winds can be a blessing and a curse this time of year.  Chinook winds can help warm what is otherwise a normally chilly season.  They can also cause a great deal of damage as they pick up speed as they come roaring across the Front Range.  While we have been lucky thus far this year […]

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February 2020 weather recap: Colder than normal temps, above normal snowfall

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 6:38pm MDT

Certainly when you look back on February 2020, you probably will remember it as being cold and snowy. That indeed is true, as the numbers show, however that really only pertained to the first half of the month. The latter part was far more on par with what we expect to see. February 2020 top […]

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February 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Friday, February 28th, 2020 4:37pm MDT

February signifies the start of the climb toward warmer temperatures for the year.  Cold and snow though do intrude but, coupled with milder conditions, there are lots of photo opportunities as can be seen in our monthly slideshow. The month is one of our least snowiest of the year but it isn’t unusual to see […]

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February 23 to March 1: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 6:20pm MDT

Hurricane force winds, heavy snowfall, sub-zero temperatures and even a dust storm highlight some of the events from this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 22-23 In 1985…a snowstorm struck the eastern foothills with 8 to 15 inches of new snow. Three to 7 inches of new snow fell across metro […]

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February 16 to February 22: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 16th, 2020 5:37am MDT

Wind is arguably one of the most frustrating weather conditions and living on the plains of Colorado it is a relatively common occurrence. During February downslope flow brings Chinooks that can create mild temperatures but also can be incredibly powerful. Our look back at this week showcases a number of high wind events that caused […]

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