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Feb 19, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Talk about being in the right place at the right time. Elton Hyland had a camera handy in Kapowsin when Mt. Rainier put on a show for the ages last fall. What you are seeing is a stacked version of lenticular clouds near the mountain. While...
Nov 22, 2012 at 9:24 AM

On a day to give thanks, we can be thankful that both Ryan Verwest and YouNews contributor "troxa41622511086" had a great view of Mt. Rainier and had their cameras handy. (At nearly the same time, apparently!)

Mt. Rainier was the...
Jul 15, 2012 at 12:02 PM
Most of Mother Nature's shows lately have been focused on the dazzling lightning displays, but Act II took over Sunday night as the skies lit up with the Northern Lights. Sightings were reported in Lyman, Friday Harbor and even further south, ...
May 30, 2012 at 11:51 PM
Lenticular clouds have been known to put on some dazzling displays around here, and Tuesday night was no different. Marcy LaGagnier snapped these photos of a lenticular cloud display over the Cascades from Leavenworth.
May 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM
I had the honor and privilege of being one of the guest speakers at the Seattle Mariners' Weather Education Day event on Wednesday at Safeco Field just before the game. And for my speech, I presented a "weather highlight" reel that featured some...
Apr 29, 2012 at 8:30 AM
Our community has lost a man dedicated to helping us appreciate the natural beauty around us. Dr. Dale Ireland, whose HD web camera and time lapse videos from his deck in Silverdale was a regular feature on this blog, died suddenly Wednesday in...
Apr 20, 2012 at 3:10 PM
From a meteor shower to the lack of April showers, there is a lot of little weather blurbs that are noteworthy for this weekend.
Apr 2, 2012 at 4:19 PM
Was Monday the nicest day of the year so far in Seattle? Mother Nature put in her vote. With sunshine for much of the day and temperatures reaching into the low 60s for just the fifth time this year, it appears April 2nd was anointed as best yet.
Mar 9, 2012 at 5:09 PM
The Northern Lights have been getting quite a bit of attention around here this week, but Mt. Rainier reminds us it too can cause a few "Wow!"s.
Feb 7, 2012 at 1:08 PM
How would you like to live in a place that not only has a stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico, but creates its own weather? Check out this photo of individual fog wisps climbing over a line of tall waterfront condos, taken Sunday afternoon by JR...
Jan 3, 2012 at 12:50 PM

YouNews contributor submitted these photos taken this morning from a Gig Harbor deck with a view of Mount Rainier.
“Every day is a call to beauty,” writes.
For more on Mount Rainier’s lenticular clouds and...
Jan 3, 2012 at 12:02 PM
We've done plenty of stories on lenticular clouds atop Mt. Rainier. And we've done stories on how Mt. Rainier can cast a shadow on the sky at sunrise. But I don't think I've ever seen both at the same time...
Dec 23, 2011 at 10:30 AM
The Pacific Northwest is no stranger to lenticular clouds over Mt. Rainier but Mother Nature had a treat for residents in northwestern England Thursday. Several people captured an incredible display of lenticular clouds that formed off the rolling...
Dec 5, 2011 at 12:45 PM
December seems to be a magnet for great cloud displays on Mt. Rainier, and this December was no different. Ryan Verwest submitted these photos taken on Dec. 1 -- two separate but equally amazing lenticular cloud events. The clouds are caused when...
Oct 26, 2011 at 10:20 AM
Mt. Rainier has quite a few tricks up its sleeve for adding additional beauty to the Pacific Northwest, from the majestic snow-capped peaks, to the mysterious lenticular cloud displays. But another trick it pulls off during the fall and winter is...

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