... Today in Metro Denver weather history...
27-28 in 1919... rainfall totaled 2.03 inches for the two days...
along with a trace of snowfall. Northwest winds were
sustained to 24 mph with gusts to 26 mph on the 27th.
In 1975... high winds gusting to 85 mph severely damaged a
Mobile home in Boulder and caused other minor damage.
West winds gusted to 46 mph at Stapleton International
Airport on the 28th.
In 1996... heavy snow fell over portions of the Front Range
foothills west of Denver. Snowfall amounts ranged from
4 to 7 inches. Only 0.3 inch of snow fell at the site of
the former Stapleton International Airport. North winds
gusted to 41 mph at Denver International Airport on the
28 in 1894... southwest winds were sustained to 35 mph with gusts
as high as 60 mph.
In 1896... apparent Post-frontal bora winds from the northwest
were sustained to 43 mph with gusts as high as 56 mph.
Rainfall totaled 0.22 inch.
In 1990... high winds raked the northeastern plains and eastern
foothills from Boulder north. Wind gusts to 70 mph were
recorded in Boulder. West winds gusted to 41 mph at
Stapleton International Airport.
In 2001... a 21-year-old man was struck by lightning along The
Shoulder of I-225 near Parker Road. His brother's car had
broken down and he stopped to help. The Bolt briefly
stopped the man's heart and caused the right side of his
body to go numb.
In 2003... severe thunderstorms produced large hail across
southern Metro Denver. Hail to 1 3/4 inches in diameter
fell in Englewood and 2 miles east of Centennial Airport.
Hail as large as 1 1/2 inches in diameter fell in Aurora
near Cherry Creek. Other large hail reports included
1 inch hail near Bennett... and 7/8 inch hail in Greenwood
Village and at Centennial Airport.
28-29 in 1950... snowfall totaled 6.3 inches at Stapleton
Airport... but only 3.5 inches over downtown Denver.
In 1960... heavy snow fell at Stapleton Airport where
8.6 inches of snow were measured. North winds gusted to
38 mph. Most of the snow... 6.9 inches... fell on the 29th.
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