Friday, May 5, 2017

Over the Rainbow #SkywatchFriday

Tuesday, the phone rang.  While spouse spoke to his cousin, I noticed an unusual glow outside.  I ran outside, in my bare feet.

The evening before, we had a fierce thunderstorm and a possible microburst where I live in upstate New York.  Thousands were left without power, and hundreds of trees came down.  We were under a state of emergency for the next two days, with roads blocked and many people left without power or water.


In the east, this is what greeted me.

I started to move to my right, to capture more of the rainbow.
Then, I looked behind me.

This is what I saw.

A couple of minutes, and a few feet forward, this was the view.

I only captured a fraction of what I saw that magical May 2.


Please join other bloggers at Skywatch Friday and check out the skies all over the world.

7 comments:

  1. Wires and trees in silhouette, just like my shot today.

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  2. You captured a triumphant ending to a stormy few days. It's official here. Our storm of Monday was a tornado.

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  3. I always love rainbows. Glad you saw- and photographed your beauty.

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  4. Oooh. After the storm, the sun comes out...

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  5. You find something beautiful to appreciate in each and every day.

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