Two cloud-to-ground lightning bolts strike down over the mountains near White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. The Milky Way shines above and moon rays streak out from behind the clouds – creating even more drama.
Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.
Every summer I would go camping out in South Lake Tahoe. Someone please take me back! The Milky Way over Lake Tahoe I need to see this, look into when is the best time to see the stars when I'm going to lay tile
Circumhorizontal arc or circumhorizon arc (CHA), also known as a fire rainbow, is a halo or an optical phenomenon similar in appearance to a horizontal rainbow, but in contrast caused by the refraction of light through the ice crystals in cirrus clouds
The holy grail of photographs, for many photographers, is to capture the milky way, streaming across the dark night sky. This is easier to do at Mount Rainier National Park (and many other national parks) than most other places, because we truly do.