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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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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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January 24 to January 30: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 24th, 2021 4:49am MDT

Denver and Colorado weather is rarely boring. This week in Denver weather history we see numerous occurrences of Chinook winds that warmed temperatures but also arrived with such force that they caused a great deal of damage. We also see unseasably warm weather, bitter Arctic cold, and snow fall that had to be measured in […]

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January 17 to January 23: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 17th, 2021 4:59am MDT

Chinook winds in January oftentimes bring welcome warmth to the Front Range.  They can however be more of a curse than a blessing as at times they can reach hurricane strength and do extensive damage.  Looking back at this week in Denver weather history, we see many such occurrences. From the National Weather Service: 14-21 […]

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January 10 to January 16: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 4:54am MDT

January weather is like the weather of any other month in Denver  in that you can see just about any type of condition possible.  However, three conditions are dominant during the month – wind, snow and cold.  All three make many appearances in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the […]

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January 3 to January 9: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 5:13pm MDT

January weather in Colorado can be as varied as during any month of the year.  Temperatures bordering on spring-like to bone chilling Arctic cold can be seen.  Snow of course plays a big part and while not always recognized as a big danger, high speed damaging winds are not unusual. 31-6 In 1973…the 31st marked […]

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December 27 to January 2: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 5:10am MDT

Snow and wind are the two dominant weather conditions seen on our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Fourteen years ago, the second of two major winter storms buried Denver and closed highways.  Thirteen years ago, damaging winds that downed trees and caused power outages occurred. 25-31 In 1980…temperatures were unusually warm […]

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December 20 to December 26: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 5:16am MDT

The week leading up to Christmas is hectic enough but when you through in extreme weather, it can be overwhelming.  This week marks a number of notable weather events in Denver weather history but two stand out.  Most recently was the storm three years ago that became the seventh biggest snowstorm in Denver weather history.  […]

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