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Posts Tagged ‘Time Lapse Video’

Time lapse video: Thornton’s March 2021 blizzard

Monday, March 15th, 2021 8:38am MST

From rain to blizzard. This is time lapse video from our east-facing webcam showing Saturday AM to this morning. 48 hours in 2 minutes. Thornton ended up with 20.6 inches. Our anemometer (wind sensor) froze up early yesterday morning so unfortunately no wind was recorded during the height of the event but I sure wasn’t […]

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Time lapse video captures lenticular clouds along the Front Range

Sunday, January 29th, 2017 6:17pm MST

Thornton resident Shannon Dizmang put his camera to good use and captured a stunning time lapse video of some lenticular clouds that developed this afternoon. Also known by their scientific name of altocumulus standing lenticularis, these clouds are not entirely unusual in Colorado on the Front Range during the winter. Strong jet winds force moist […]

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Time lapse video: Thornton’s first snowstorm of 2017

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 7:00pm MST

Mother Nature seems intent on starting out 2017 the way she ended 2016 – cold.  A deep trough coupled with successive, reinforcing cold fronts sent Thornton’s mercury plunging and delivered a healthy shot of snow over the last couple of days. Below is a time lapse video from our east webcam covering the majority of […]

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Time lapse video: Thornton’s April 16-17, 2016 snowstorm

Sunday, April 17th, 2016 12:01pm MST

Mother Nature played a somewhat cruel trick on the Colorado Front Range. The week started with mild temperatures and a definite feeling of spring in the air.  She closed out the week with a significant snowstorm and plenty of cold. The long-expected storm arrived on the evening of Friday the 15th with rain.  Overnight into […]

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Time lapse video: Thornton’s March 23, 2016 blizzard

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 1:48pm MST

To say the storm that pounded the Colorado Front Range was a big one does not do it justice.  In less than 24 hours Thornton would see blizzard conditions and our second heaviest snowfall of the previous 10 years. Light rain began in the early morning hours but that soon transitioned to snow.  The white […]

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Time lapse video captures Veterans Day snow

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 4:25pm MST

A fast-moving storm brought a quick shot of snow to the Denver metro area on Veterans Day. This time lapse video captures the snow just as it starts at 1:00am on November 11, 2015 and runs until 1:00pm that same day but which time the sun had come out and the snow was quickly melting. […]

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Videos: Time lapse of Thornton’s quick, wet snow coming and going

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 9:14am MST

Late winter in Colorado can bring a wide variety of conditions, oftentimes within a very short time span. This was fully evident yesterday and last night as we went from a high of a daytime 62 degrees to receiving a healthy dose of snow before midnight. Thornton received a total of 2.9 inches of heavy, […]

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Time lapse video captures Thornton’s Tax Day snowstorm

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 7:56am MST

Mother Nature delivered a potent blast of wintry weather for Tax Day catching forecasters and residents off guard.  The mid-April snowstorm brought a hefty shot of snow and cold temperatures to Denver and northeastern Colorado. Two days before the event models pointed to significant snowfall for Tax Day.  Soon however those same models shifted their […]

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Thornton receives quick shot of snow Monday, more powerful storm possible for the weekend

Monday, March 4th, 2013 4:52pm MST

March is historically the Denver area’s snowiest month and only four days into it Mother Nature delivered a nice, wet shot of the white stuff.  The storm moved through quickly Monday afternoon and now we focus on a potentially significant storm this coming weekend. Today Thornton recorded 2.4 inches of snow and a very welcome […]

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36 hours in 72 seconds: Time lapse video of Thornton’s February snowstorm

Monday, February 25th, 2013 8:42am MST

The recent snowstorm didn’t bring all that much snow to Thornton, 6.9 inches, but it was our biggest snowfall in over a year and delivers some much needed precipitation.  The light, fluffy snow was easily blown around by winds gusting in excess of 32 mph which limited visibility and made conditions outside harsh. The video […]

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