Matt Makens, FOX 31 Denver

Matt Makens

FOX 31 Denver

Denver, CO, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

Severe weather threatens Colorado’s plains into the weekend

Denver may see a thundershower through Friday evening, but the city has a higher chance of a storm Saturday. → Read More

Warmest day since early October comes to Denver this Saturday

The mid-80s haven't occurred for Denver since Oct. 10, 2020 and they return to the city Saturday. → Read More

From tornadoes to hail to snow, quite a day near Denver on Tuesday

A soggy storm system will deliver quite a bit of rain and snow to the northern Front Range through Wednesday. → Read More

Wet weather returns to Denver area with rain and snow: Pinpoint Weather Alert Day

A soggy storm system will deliver quite a bit of rain and snow to the Northern Front Range through Wednesday. → Read More

Rain and snow to increase through rest of the weekend, parts of Denver in winter storm watch: Pinpoint Weather Alert

DENVER (KDVR) — Saturday and Sunday will be quite different as we track the return of rain and snow Sunday after Saturday hit the 60s at midday followed by a temperature drop through the afternoon. The system on its way will spread rain and snow from the western slope into the mountains later Saturday and […] → Read More

Rain and snow return to the metro area Sunday and Monday: Pinpoint Weather Alert

Saturday and Sunday will be quite different as we track the return of rain and snow Sunday after Saturday hits the 60s. → Read More

New data: An updated look at the weekend snowstorm’s potential

As data updates stream in Wednesday evening, we are able to add in additional modeling that is now within range of forecasting the weekend storm. → Read More

Here’s just how dry the Front Range has been since summer 2020

La Niña gained strength in the spring and summer of 2020, leaving its biggest drought impact since. → Read More

How different is the weather between DIA and Central Park?

A sticking point in Denver’s official weather observations has been the difference between Central Park (Stapleton was formerly Denver’s official site) and Denver International Airport, which is the official site for the city. → Read More

Snowiest Februaries for Denver

February in recent years has been quite snowy for Denver, and snowier than March. → Read More

Snowfall favored Denver much more than elsewhere

Often when it snows in the city, it is assumed that a lot of Colorado, at least the mountains, also received impressive totals. But that's not always the case. → Read More

List: Snowfall totals through 10 p.m.

Snowfall totals climbed quickly across northern and northwestern parts of the metro area Wednesday evening. → Read More

How much snowfall will Colorado get through Thursday?

With hit-and-miss areas of snowfall through Thursday, how much we see will also be hit-and-miss. → Read More

List: These are the coldest temperatures in Denver’s history

As we brace for well-below-zero temperatures this weekend, let’s look at the coldest temperatures in Denver’s recorded history. → Read More

No real improvement in latest Colorado drought update

Despite an increase in mountain snow and the snowpack numbers, the drought across Colorado remains. → Read More

A look back at Denver’s coldest Februaries

February can be quite cold in Denver; the last three years had Februaries colder than average. → Read More

Hints of snowfall in Denver and metro area this weekend

An occasional snow shower is possible in the metro areas but totals outside of the mountains will be low. → Read More

Weekend kicks off with snow chances in Denver and mountains, wildfire danger on Plains

Another weather maker arrives Saturday morning to spread clouds and some snow showers across the state. → Read More

Wind to gradually calm, hit and miss snow chances for Denver

The incredible wind event will gradually calm and clear the state through Friday as any remaining wind gusts aren’t likely to rival the peak measurements from Wednesday night and Thursday morning. → Read More

2021 starts with a quiet weather pattern in Colorado

Temperatures warm through the weekend and early parts of the week, as most storm systems avoid Denver and much of Colorado. → Read More