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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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February 9 to February 15: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 9th, 2020 5:41am MDT

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history contains many of the types of events we would expect to find. Periods of extended arctic chill, heavy snowstorms and damaging wind events. From the National Weather Service: 31-12 In 1899…a protracted cold spell lasted almost two weeks. Low temperatures plunged below zero on all […]

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February 2 to February 8: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 3:25am MDT

February is typically a relatively calm month with warming temperatures and not a lot of snow. As our look back at this week in Denver weather history clearly shows, that does not mean extremes of damaging wind, bitter cold and heavy snowfall can’t occur. From the National Weather Service: 30-7 In 1985…a cold front on […]

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Thornton’s February 2020 weather preview: Temps warm and not much snow

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 5:18pm MDT

4February 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 mixed bag. We started fast in October and […]

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