Unusual photo: Lightning AND a Rainbow at the same time

RainbowLightningDavid Marrero submits this one:

Sunset rainbow rainbow rays and a lightning strike all in one shot. I used my iPhone 5c
Belle Glade Fl August 7 2014

Thanks David, that’s pretty unique!

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Thunderstorm optical effect at sunset

GreatBendTstormSubmitted by Steven Fox

Thunderstorm moving in during sunset.

Taken in Great Bend, KS

July 7, 2014.  8:33 PM

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Supercell thunderstorm over the northern Sandhills of Nebraska with tornado

supercell_oMike Umscheid Photography posts on Facebook this spectacular image


Distant tornado from an amazing supercell thunderstorm over the northern Sandhills of Nebraska, west of Merriman, on 17 June 2014

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Stunning Frontal Cloud at Sea

frontcloud This frontal cloud formed from a  northeast wind shift and lifting of humid ocean air enough to cool it below the dewpoint. Taken about 5 miles offshore of Seaside Heights New Jersey, 8am May 14th, 2014

This photo  was taken by commercial fishermen Michael Wark on his boat.

 

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“Hurricane” in the desert

This is something you don’t see every day.

From NOAA EVL – Satellite Captures Rare Cloud Rotation in the Desert

This small low pressure system is bringing rain to the area around Twentynine Palms, CA. The remnants of a storm that developed over the Gulf of California, the low has taken on an anticyclonic rotation as it moves north northwest. This image was taken by GOES East at 1715Z on July 6, 2011.

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