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Statement as of 2:59 am MDT on March 12, 2014
... Today in Metro Denver weather history...
9-19 in 1906... an extended cold and blustery period occurred with light snow totaling 14.4 inches over 11 consecutive days. The greatest amount of snow on a single day was 4.0 inches on the 15th. Only a trace of snow fell on the 12th and 17th. High temperatures were below freezing for the entire period. The coldest were 14 degrees on the 16th and 18 degrees on the 17th. Both readings were record low maximums for the dates. Low temperatures were mostly in the single digits. The coldest were 2 degrees below zero on the 16th and 5 degrees below zero on the 19th. Northeast winds were sustained to 22 mph on the 9th. North winds were sustained to 36 mph on the 10th... 32 mph on the 13th... and 22 mph on the 15th. 10-12 in 1924... snowfall was heavy and totaled 9.9 inches over downtown Denver. North winds were sustained to 18 mph on the 11th. In 2001... heavy snow fell over northeast Colorado and Metro Denver when a combination of upslope winds and convective snow bands formed over the area. Storm totals included: 11 inches at the Eldora ski resort; 10 inches at genesee; 8 inches at Elizabeth... atop Lookout Mountain... near Sedalia... and at strasburg; 7 inches near Castle Rock and evergreen; and 6 inches in Aurora... atop Crow Hill... and in Parker. Elsewhere across Metro Denver... snowfall ranged from 2 to 5 inches with 3.9 inches at the site of the former Stapleton International Airport. North winds gusted to 28 mph at Denver International Airport on the 10th. 11-12 in 1929... heavy snowfall totaled 9.3 inches in downtown Denver. Northwest winds were sustained to 31 mph with gusts to 34 mph on the 11th. In 1947... heavy snowfall totaled 7.0 inches in downtown Denver. North winds were sustained to 15 mph on the 11th. In 1963... snowfall totaled 5.8 inches at Stapleton International Airport where north-northwest winds gusted to 25 mph on the 11th. In 1993... a strong storm dumped heavy snow in the mountains and 4 to 8 inches of snow over Metro Denver. Snowfall totaled 3.6 inches at Stapleton International Airport where north winds gusted to 35 mph. 12 in 1893... northwest winds were sustained to 44 mph. In 1952... northwest winds sustained at 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph were recorded at Stapleton Airport where 3.2 inches of snow also fell. In 1954... strong winds raked Metro Denver all day producing areas of blowing dust... snow... and blowing snow. At Stapleton Airport... north-northeast winds at sustained speeds of 40 to 45 mph with gusts as high as 60 mph were recorded. Snowfall totaled only 0.4 inches. In 1982... a windstorm hit the foothills from Boulder north. The highest recorded wind gust of 90 mph occurred in Boulder. Wind gusts to 47 mph were recorded at Stapleton International Airport. In 1985... only 1.0 inch of snow fell in Denver... but strong winds produced near-blizzard conditions and caused the closure of I-70 from Aurora to Limon for an hour in the evening. North winds gusted to 38 mph at Stapleton International Airport. In 1999... heavy snow fell in and near the Front Range foothills. Snowfall totals included: 8.5 inches at Genesee... 6 inches about 8 miles northwest of Evergreen... 4.5 inches in Boulder... 4 inches in Littleton... and only 2.2 inches at the site of the former Stapleton International Airport. 12-13 in 2005... a winter storm brought heavy snow to the eastern foothills and western Metro Denver overnight. Storm total snowfall included: 15 inches in Jamestown... 13 inches near Blackhawk... 11 inches in the foothills southwest of Boulder and near Nederland... 10.5 inches at Gross Reservoir... 9.5 inches at Eldorado Springs... 9 inches at Roxborough Park... 8.5 inches near Longmont... 8 inches in Boulder... 7.5 inches at Centennial... 7 inches in Louisville... 3.3 inches at Denver Stapleton. At Denver International Airport... west winds gusted to 46 mph on the 12th before the passage of the cold front and north winds gusted 31 mph on the 13th. 12-16 in 1880... a protracted cold spell resulted in 8 temperature records being set. Record low temperatures for the date were set when the temperature dipped to 10 degrees below zero on the 13th and 14th... 8 degrees below zero on the 12th and 15th... and 4 degrees below zero on the 16th. Daily record low maximum temperatures were set with 11 degrees on the 12th... 12 degrees on the 13th... and 19 degrees on the 15th.
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