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Wisp Wonders

Post by gomexwx on Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:43 pm

Sometimes just a wisp of a cloud can create fascinating weather phenomena. Today was one of those days.I was sitting in a lawn chair having my morning coffee and feeding the fish in the Koi pond when I looked up and noticed a rainbow. The sky was blue the sun was shining and I had a rainbow but it wasn't a rainbow it was a "Virgabow" . Virga is the name used for rain that never touches the ground so it's only fitting to call what I saw a "Virgabow" I thought for a second ..how cool is this? Then wham it hit me a person would be lucky to see a rainbow from a wisp of a cloud once in a lifetime..I ran inside grabbed a camera so I could share it with all here at "Thunderbolt Weather"
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This next shot is cool...You can see the Virgabow ,my station,the moon and a wisp of a cloud the Virga originated from.
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That is our "Thunderbolt Weather" exclusive...

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Post by StAugustineFL on Wed Jul 16, 2014 7:18 am

Pretty cool gomey!  Can't say I've ever seen something like that myself.
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Post by sangria on Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:11 pm

That is very cool, and thanks for the explanation... hail hail hail 
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Post by emcf30 on Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:09 am

Is this anything like the you Viagrabow you get on occasion?
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Post by emcf30 on Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:09 am

No but seriously, that is cool. Thanks for sharing
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