July 18th, 2015

July 18, 2015

Picture of lightning and a rainbow during a storm in Iowa

Warring Weather

Photograph by Paul Brooks, National Geographic Your Shot

While trying to provide storm coverage for local affiliates, Iowa storm chaser Paul Brooks followed a cell from Albia to Mount Pleasant at sunset. He captured this scene just east of Mount Pleasantlightning to the south and a well-defined rainbow to the eastby stacking seven separate shots on top of each other, forming a composite image of the weather events. Truly a perfect alignment of the elements, he writes.

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