Strange but fascinating weather conditions

Challenge #41 in the variable subjects II series. Hosted by Lext123.
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Strange clouds, extreme rainfall, a magnificent rainbow, fascinating sunlight, low fog, striking reflections, halos, lightning balls, tornados, you name it. As long as it is out of the ordinary and beautifully captured.
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Atmospheric wave Over San Jacinto Peak
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Pacific storm flows over 10,384 foot peak and dissipates into the low desert at Palm Springs, CA
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Submitted: Tuesday, 5th June, 2012 02:25 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 13th February, 2012
Focal length: 54 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F18
ISO: 400
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