In 2000.the 29th marked the beginning of a near record hot streak for metro Denver. Advantages temperatures.as recorded at Denver Airport.exceeded the 90 degree mark for 17 consecutive days from june 29th through July 15th. This was one day short of equaling the in history record. The record of 18 consecutive 90 degree or above days was first set from July 1st through July 18th.1874. The record was equaled from July 6th through July 23rd.1901.
If the Heene family wanted attention, they sure got the product! Many media outlets and the general public at large are anxiously awaiting this balloon mechanism boy announcement to see what the next antics of this specific wacky family will end up.
In 2001.heavy snow once again developed over the foothills and also the higher terrain to the south of metro Denver. Snowfall totals from the storm included: 16 inches atop Squaw Mountain.15 inches near Rollinsville.13 inches near Evergreen.12 inches near Morrison.11 inches in coal creek canyon.10 inches near Blackhawk and in Eldorado Arises.9 inches at Ken Caryl Ranch and Larkspur. And 8 inches near Age. Snowfall totaled only 4.1 inches to begin of the first Stapleton Airport terminal. North winds gusted to 32 mph at ride to denver airport within the 30th.
In the late seventies.heavy snowfall of 6.0 inches was measured at Stapleton International Airport where north winds gusted to 20 mph. A large amount of the ground.4.8 inches.fell on the 25th. The greatest amount of snow measured on the land was 5 inches with settling and melting.
Local police arrest and the military scrambled to track the UFO-like balloon whilst it traversed two counties in Colorado, causing flight diversions at the denver airport car service. Once the balloon finally landed, "balloon boy" Falcon Heene was not inside the balloon. Many believed he was dead.
In 2001.high winds developed in and around the foothills as the strong upper level jet moved into the location. Although most wind gusts were globe 70 to 80 mph range.a weather spotter located 1 mile south of Fritz Peak near Rollinsville measured an optimum wind gust denver airport transportation to 124 mph. Other wind reports included wind gusts to 77 mph at the national center for atmospheric research in Boulder and atop blue mountain and 70 mph at nationwide wind technology center on rocky flats south of Boulder. West winds gusted to only 32 mph at denver airport transportation.
In 2004.severe thunderstorms produced large hail across metro Denver. Hail as large as 1 1/4 inches in diameter was measured in Arvada. Hail to 1 inch in diameter fell in Westminster.Northglenn.and Thornton. Hail to 7/8 inch was reported near Brighton.Barr Lake.and castle rock. Hail to 3/4 inch fell in Elizabeth and Broomfield and near Golden.Brighton.and Fort Lupton.
In 1976 - The original measurable snow of the summer season turned to your major attack. West of Denver 8 to one foot of snow fell and highways ground to a halt. Stapleton International Airport recorded -.2 inches where most of the snow fell on the 26th.