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Skywatch # 141: May 25th sky

26 May

I was driving from Monterey yesterday when I captured these shots from the front seat of the car. It was a long drive. The weather forecast called for drizzle in the central coast. And just like last year at this time, it was raining – not just drizzling. So I was happy to see the cloudscapes that kept me company throughout the drive home.  Photos were taken on Highway 101.

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27 Comments

Posted by on May 26, 2011 in Uncategorized

 

27 responses to “Skywatch # 141: May 25th sky

  1. seniorhiker

    May 26, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    These are wonderful sky pictures — the clouds are interesting and beautiful. I have to agree that your third picture looks like more than ‘drizzle’ is coming down.

     
  2. Mona

    May 26, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    The clouds are stunning!

     
  3. Boom & Gary

    May 26, 2011 at 6:41 pm

    Looks like a real down pour!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

     
  4. Kim,USA

    May 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    Fantastic view!! I like that rolling hills photo. ^_^

    Sky Watch

     
  5. Rekha

    May 26, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Beautiful skies…the second one reminds me of the eye of the hurricane.

     
  6. Liz

    May 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    Wonderful shots. The third one didn’t look like a drizzle.

    Happy sky watching!

    Liz @ A Simple Life

     
  7. Sylvia Kirkwood

    May 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    Does look as if rain was in the forecast!! Terrific captures of such grumpy, gray skies and clouds! Hope you have some sun for the weekend!

    Sylvia

     
  8. Riet

    May 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    Wonderful skies. Little scary too.

     
  9. EG Wow, Canada

    May 26, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    Lovely clouds can definitely make a long drive seem more pleasant.

     
  10. Steffi

    May 26, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    Stunning landscapes and views!Have a nice weekend!

     
  11. fjällripan

    May 26, 2011 at 7:29 pm

    Beautiful photos of the skies! and I really like the mountains!

     
  12. kayni

    May 26, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    i love how the clouds came down to meet the mountains.

     
  13. Martha Z

    May 26, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    Nice clouds as long as the rain held off until you got home.

     
  14. robert

    May 26, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    providing ‘depth’ .

    daily athens

     
  15. Karen

    May 26, 2011 at 10:33 pm

    A terrific series of shots! Great views for a long drive home.

     
  16. Wren

    May 26, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    Are those in order? Wonderful to watch the sky change as you travel.

     
  17. barb

    May 26, 2011 at 11:41 pm

    Still cloudy and rainy there, I see. Hope you were able to visit the Ice Plants!

     
  18. Carver

    May 27, 2011 at 12:29 am

    These are all wonderful shots from the road. It’s fun how much we are a like in terms of loving to shoot from the car.

     
  19. Indrani

    May 27, 2011 at 1:09 am

    Love the forms of clouds, beautiful pics.

     
  20. Ebie

    May 27, 2011 at 4:17 am

    You captured the best clouds in this journey!

     
  21. Arija

    May 27, 2011 at 4:51 am

    I love that highway and it is so nice to see a little of it again. Smashing clouds, the third shot appeals to me particularly with the darkened and moody landscape.

    Are you safely home again now?

     
  22. Rajesh

    May 27, 2011 at 9:34 am

    Wonderful shots.

     
  23. Luna Miranda

    May 27, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    you were driving and shooting?! that is dangerous, my friend.:p
    i love the rolling hills in the third photo.

     
  24. lina@women's perspectives

    May 27, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    Very cloudy skies! Love the 3rd pic 🙂

    Thanks for dropping by, have a great weekend…

     
  25. Marites

    May 27, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    those skies look so low they are almost like touching the grounds. We also have those overcast skies and some rains for days now. I miss the sun. have a good weekend!

     
  26. Mike

    May 28, 2011 at 10:25 am

    Love the unfolding drama! Have a great weekend!

     
  27. Pearl Maple

    May 28, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    Great photos from your road trip complete with lots of cloud action
    thanks for sharing with SWF and your kind comments on my post earlier

     

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