Yep, Amanda caught a picture of this one.
And besides Portland being unusually warm the first week of June 2013, it was also unusually interesting when it comes to the week in pictures. Here’s what I mean:
The moon-scape is back! Yep, our unusually warm weather is revealing the ash again inside the crater on Mount St. Helens. This image is from the USFS Volcano Cam, one of the most googled volcano cams in the world!
How about this shot from Mike, taken around sunset in downtown Portland. I titled it a ‘contrail tightrope’ because it looked like a rope between buildings! The one on the left is the waterfront Marriott hotel. It’s really one of those ice clouds created by a passing jet and lit up by the setting sun.
Mid-week, I had a lot of questions about contrails that formed and were back-lit right after the sun went down. Some people called them ‘tiger stripes’ and others ‘zebra stripe clouds’. They did have a weird look. Isn’t it awesome what light can do?
And finally, it’s our ‘incredible sunset shot’ of the week! Louis sent this picture into firstname.lastname@example.org — it is the Friday night sunset over the mighty Columbia River that is also the state border between Oregon & Washington. Boy, I wish I could’ve seen the sunset from the boat in this picture.
So after all these photos, I hope you can understand the title of this post: Incredible Week Of Weather Photos For Oregon & Washington.
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