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July 2014 - warm and wet on paper

July 2014 was yet another milder than normal month; the mean temperature of 20.1C was 1.9C above average, making it the 7th warmest July since 1797. 435 more words


The beauty of a storm

Weather fascinates me. Watching the trees bend under the force of the wind, the leaves flutter across the road as Autumn’s butterflies. I like seeing the snow, glistening and shimmery and white enough to blind. 337 more words

When Lightning Strikes

First flash I’ve captured. Loud claps and stuffy air. Staticky power lines, with echoes booming between boxcars. I was pretty fortunate, better yet privileged, in dodging a wall of showers nearby. 114 more words

Oregon Photos

Lightning Sparks Dozens Of New Fires In Northern California

ALTURAS (AP) – Firefighters in Northern California were battling several lightning-sparked wildfires on Friday, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that forced the evacuation of about 120 people. 373 more words


Another electrical light show

Driving home last night, another storm thundered over the foothills and the prairie around Bragg Creek.  Lightning was flashing regularly so I set up and shot a few frames before the rain hit.   17 more words