Thursday, February 12, 2009

Skywatch, as a storm gets organized

I'm usually not all that awake when I go out to feed at dawn. But some mornings, the New Mexico sky is like a jolt of caffeine that makes me run inside to grab my camera. And so it was on Tuesday, as the storm clouds gathered to deliver some snow.

Looking southwest...




Looking east...



And looking north...



The difference between the photo above and my normal view in that direction is a little startling.



Have I told you lately how much I love New Mexico?

To see what's brewing in skies around the world, check out the links on the Skywatch home page.

43 comments:

  1. Every single one of those photos is absolutely gorgeous. I love the pinks and purples in the sky and the last one is stunning with the open blue sky and the clay colored earth. Very nice.

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  2. What a beautiful color of the storm! I hope though no damages were incurred. And I love the last shot, contrast of nature colors!

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  3. No trouble here understanding why you love New Mexico! And so do we, through your blog! Lovely skies over at your end today.

    Greetings from West Africa,
    Esther

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  4. Wow - so much purple. Beautiful! It's amazing to watch a storm like that move through, those clouds feel so intimidating!

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  5. It sure is beautiful! I love it too. But I love Ontario also. ;-)

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  6. WHOA! So beautiful. Your Tuesday was lots prettier than ours! (My SWF was from Tuesday as well.)

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  7. What stunning and magnificent colors -- all of them! Great shots! thanks for sharing and have a good weekend!

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  8. Your shots of the storm are almost unreal beautiful!! What a sight to see.

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  9. You have the most impressive sky. I am jealous; but I get to enjoy it every week when you post it here. Thanks. Enjoy the weekend.

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  10. New Mexico has some incredible skies, these shots are outstanding.

    Have a great weekend!
    Guy
    Regina In Pictures

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  11. What incredible colors you captured! Happy SWF!

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  12. Oh my goodness, what a wealth of beautiful shots! The colors are just amazing. Have a great weekend. :)

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  13. Truly beautiful photos! Happy weekend and SkyWatch :o)

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  14. Beautiful pictures and great colors :)

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  15. I really like the second photo. Beautiful colors. Great shots. Hope you have a wonderful week. =)

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  16. Great shots all of them! Looks like the sky is on fire!

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  17. Whoa - you know what they say about "red sky in the morning"...then again, there's not really all that much sailing where you are, am I right? Well, it's gorgeous, whatever happens next!

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  18. The western skies have always been the most colorful and beautiful to me. I do wish I lived there so I could enjoy them everyday. Thanks for taking these wonderful shots so we can all feel like a part of the southwest.

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  19. Beautiful pictures!! I miss seeing storms like that.

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  20. Great sunrise. Glad you grabbed the camera. The best thing about the west is its openness. Just so much sky to see.

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  21. Just breathtakingly gorgeous... WOW.
    :-)
    BB

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  22. Gorgeous colors! It would definitely put a smile on my face in the morning.

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  23. My oh my! So, so beautiful. Thanks for sharing, Linda. I can't wait to look out of the window of my new home near Corona and see the morning sky!

    Sandy

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  24. And I can certainly understand why you love New Mexico - It's absolutely gorgeous!!!

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  25. Your pictures make me want to leave my beloved Arizona and come over your way. That is SO BEAUTIFUL!

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  26. Stunning!

    Happy Friday....almost!

    :)

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  27. Linda those are beautiful. I am falling in love with New Mexico through your eyes.

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  28. Wonderfully colourful skies for you this week, thanks for sharing with us all in sky watch friday.

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  29. Love the shots I think they would wake me up as well thanks for sharing Don

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  30. I love that feeling of running for your camera! This morning I walked out sleepily into the kitchen and saw something so funny I was doing exactly the same thing.

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  31. I love New Mexico, too! Beautiful photos.

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  32. Wow the sky's are so amazing.

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  33. I'm not surprised you love it with such speactacular skies. Your last shot really looks like where I live!

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  34. Love your sunrise photos. I love seeing the sky turn all shades of pink and gold in the morning when I feed. (When I don't have to feed at 5 AM that is).
    I used to have a donkey named Elizabeth. She was really cute but she hated dogs and I love dogs so I found her a good home where she guards sheep.
    Caprice

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  35. These photos make me home-sick. So beautiful!

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  36. Gorgeous and impressive!

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  37. Stunning scenes, no wonder it got your attention, so beautiful.

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  38. Wow, spectacular shots.

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  39. Beautiful! You're spoilt with the colours in the sky there!

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