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Photos: Prismic Display Above the North Shore

Here are photos of opposing rainbows in the sky above Salem about 4 pm on Saturday. We like the description from Brenda G in the comments below, a prismic display of quadruple rainbows.

 

Here are photos of opposing rainbows in the sky above Salem about 4 pm on Saturday.

We've never seen rainbows stacked in opposite directions.

It's probably the last we will see of clear skies for days.

Also in the mix is a shot from George Allen above Fisherman's Beach at night. The streak of light is likely from a small plane, the trail of light a product of the extended photo exposure.

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brenda g October 28, 2012 at 02:38 AM
I was right there....it was just bewitching....never saw such a prisimic display of quadriple rainbows, a couple were even going in opposite directions???
Dave Arsenault's Basement October 28, 2012 at 02:59 AM
it's beautiful, but i worry about whether it means rain http://jb004.k12.sd.us/MY%20WEBSITE%20INFO/PICS/ANIMATED_RAIN.gif of course, i worry about everything, whether it means rain
David Arsenault October 28, 2012 at 01:09 PM
I've made a friend, want to join our assn? http://o3.aolcdn.com/dims-shared/dims3/PATCH/resize/600x450/http://hss-prod.hss.aol.com/hss/storage/patch/586f01a0f6d80b32a98a0ee075209103 It is a beautiful thing.
Terry Date (Editor) October 28, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Yes, it was so odd. I like your description, prismic display of quadruple rainbows.

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