A weather phenomenon I’d forgotten about is the sun dog.
Prevalent in my Saskatchewan prairie home, my experience has been you don’t see them unless the weather is brutally cold (and dry). And the sun is low …
Here’s part of one, taken on my cell phone one frigid morning (hey, I was sitting in traffic, might as well snap a picture).
Here’s another, taken by my niece on her way to town, traveling a road I’d ventured on many-a-time:
See the distinct rainbow-looking light off to the side? That’s the niftiest part, the unexpected part, the sun’s so bright I might need shades part. 🙂
Bundle up, peeps, it’s cold outside.
And remember to watch for sun dogs!
Hubbs is heading to FL for meetings this morning; sure hope he doesn’t get stranded along the way.
As for me, here’s my being stranded wish:
Where would you like to be stranded?