Photos: Awe-inspiring images of the skies will make you see the weather differently
Honorable mention: “Fire in the Sky over Glacier National Park” by Sashikanth Chintla, North Brunswick, NJ
Image: Sashikanth Chintla/NOAA
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Although this year’s destructive flooding in the south of the United States left many without homes, and record-breaking blizzards in the Northeast have caused entire cities to shut down, extreme weather events can be electrifyingly beautiful. On June 16, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration proved it by releasing the stunning results of its first public photo contest. Contenders could only submit photos of the weather and of scientific forecasting tools. The winning photos below will make you rethink the skies and clouds overhead.
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