Rainbows everywhere


Katie (@KTesque) snapped this pic of a rainbow over 787. It turned out to be a double.

The sporadic late afternoon thunderstorms on Friday produced just about perfect conditions for spotting rainbows -- rain, then sun, and dark clouds as backgrounds.

Around 5 pm Twitter was full of local pics of rainbows. Here are a bunch of them.

If you can't see the photos and tweets embedded above -- try viewing them directly on Storify.

And Mark sent along this photo from the Northway:

northway double rainbow 2011-October


I wonder how many accidents were caused by people trying to take pictures of the pretty rainbows while going 70 on 90 and 787 this afternoon? At least that's how fast I wanted to go, but all the fools snapping pictures while driving brought traffic to a stand-still, and more than one use of the ol' anti-lock breaks.

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