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Thursday, March 1, 2012

SkyWatch Friday: End of February Skies


Most days in late February of 2012 has produced a sky in constant motion.
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Some days I think it's going to clear and have mostly blue skies.
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I'll keep shooting the sky because the clouds are moving so fast in new directions.
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But the sky fooled me and started getting grayer.
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It's hard to know what will happen.
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Then bam a hard cold rain begins to fall.
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Another day was beautiful after a hard rain during the night.
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It wouldn't have surprised me if the weather had changed fast with more clouds moving in.
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I was in luck and our walk was clear sailing, so to speak.
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I can't remember a better month for sky watching, in spite of gray skies mixing in for part of many of the days.
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I also lucked out with some nights that were good for moon and planet viewing.
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I think the moon above looks like a big banana.
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Hard to believe but the day I took the next two bright blue sky shots ended up with an evening shower. Most nights this February when it's well below freezing it clears up but on the nights when it's above freezing it rains.
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It does seem like the fronts keep moving in and out very fast.
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I've caught a few sunsets although many nights have been too overcast for a sunset.
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I wonder what March will bring.
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22 comments:

lissa said...

wonderful sky pics. the weather here in NY is very similar.love that sunset shot.

I hope you have a sweet day.

Vita Stunder said...

Beautiful skies, Carver!

ewok1993 said...

so envious you get to shoot the many variations and moods of the sky.

raining out here today, finally winter weather has come to the bay area :)

enjoy the weekend. happy march!

Carletta said...

Such beautiful blues! Looking out my window at the moment I see the kind of skies you've had and that I love - a blue background with fluffy clouds floating.
The lake shot is lovely and I like the change of colors in the last two.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful shots. The lake is very scenic.

Birgitta - FOTO grafi said...

Wow - great skies Carver!

Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous captures, beautiful, dramatic skies! I do love the trees silhouetted against the skies! A wonderful post for the day, Carver! Hope you have a great weekend!

Sylvia

Hildred and Charles said...

Your pictures are so beautiful, but the last two photos are quite gorgeous, Carver/.

Gary said...

Wow, are you ever getting changes. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Dianne said...

Wonderful series of skies .... Each season brings with it a change in our skies ...for us it's beautiful autumnal skies.

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Beautiful shots.

Regards and best wishes

Sallie (FullTime-Life.com said...

Beautiful skies from a weird weather month. Hope for calm skies in March.

Karen said...

Love those brilliant blues!

Ruby's said...

Such nice hues.

Indrani said...

Great series! The moon captures are fantastic!

Gillian Olson said...

Great shots, the sky in the one with the rain droplets is a deep rich colour. If it weren't raining so hard I it would be something to look forward to.

Ebie said...

The dark clouds really add drama to your skies!

LadyFi said...

You've had some wonderfully blue skies!

Southwest Arkie said...

Gorgeous colors- just beautiful shots.

lina@women's perspectives said...

Enjoying your sky shots :)

afanja said...

I have enjoyed your blue skies with the fast moving clouds.
Overhere in the Netherlands we haven't had any sun or blue sky this week. So thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

SandyCarlson said...

Your sky images are gorgeous! The blues are to die for!

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