Sunrise Over Northern California

March 26, 2004


Provided by: Christine Churchill
Summary authors & editors: Christine Churchill; Jim Foster

This photo of blushing sunrise was captured over northern California on February 13, 2004. The Nimbostratus Opacus clouds produced an eerie glow across the area, almost like being inside a rainbow. However, within 10 minutes, the clouds turned ash gray, the winds increased and heavy downpours occurred, causing flash floods in a number of flood prone locations. "Red sky in morning, sailors take warning."

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