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Saturday, June 14, 2014

June Photo Challenge - Stormy Weather

We've had such a beautiful spring with lots of sunshine and warm weather and pretty flowers and trees.  So it was really a challenge to find some stormy weather.  One day we were in Birch Bay and could see a storm coming down from British Columbia.

At first there were just big puffy clouds - sitting atop their pillars of warm air 
Gathering together and getting darker 

Some of the clouds began snaking out from behind the dark cloud bank 

Darker and swirling 
At last the sky was dark - it was time to pack up and go home 
Where the skies were still blue (20 miles south) and then we looked up and noticed the edge of the storm front passing right over our house.
The storm was coming to greet us.

All photos are SOOC -  no post editing - taken with my Canon PowerShot SX30IS - which zooms to 140x.


Small City Scenes said...

Great clouds. We just have gray skies right now but we have had some magnificent clouds lately. MB

eileeninmd said...

Pretty series of sky shots. The clouds look awesome, I love to skywatch! Happy weekend!

Jeanne said...

Beautiful dramatic clouds! Well done!

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

It was nice to see these stormy clouds develop through your photos.

Vee said...

The story of a storm. Clouds are so dramatic.

bj said...

With us needing rain so badly here in West Texas, as long as there is no severe weather involved, we love seeing those rain clouds.

Lorrie said...

A great series of cloud photos, JoAnne - happy to oblige by sending those clouds down to you!

Donna said...

It is great to see you participating in the photo challenge again, JoAnn! This is a terrific progression of how the clouds are transformed, building up to a storm. Yep, it was time to pack up and get to some shelter!

Egléa Senna said...

Bela sequência! Você conseguiu belas fotos!
Um abraço!
Beautiful sequence! You got beautiful pictures!

Powell River Books said...

We had planned to take a flying camping trip this week, but the stormy weather is sending us home to Powell River to wait for a better weather window. But going home is never a bad thing. - Margy

Jeanette said...

I love seeing the time progression of the storm. You captured what I love to watch in real life (as long as I'm tucked in somewhere safe and dry).

Angela said...

I love those clouds snaking out behind the other ones- Nice shots.