Category Archives: The Sky

Sky Show

It’s been hot in Colorado lately (although it really is true that the low humidity makes it much less miserable. Still, with the higher altitude and thinner air, the sun in intense. I’ve been walking later in the evening, which … Continue reading

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Monument Sunset

The sun is intense in Colorado. We’re a lot closer to the sky with a lot less atmosphere to block the rays. I’ve begun walking later in the evening, when it begins cooling off. (And it does cool off. Days … Continue reading

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Virga

Virga is rain hanging like a curtain under a cloud that evaporates before reaching the ground. We see it a lot in Colorado. This was one of the most extreme examples.

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And Now for the Weather

I took a walk after work on Wednesday. As the sun set, I could see a band of dark clouds moving east over the mountains. On Thursday morning, we woke up in the middle of a cloud, and it lasted … Continue reading

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