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Best of GSV weather; the ominous, strange, and beautiful
« on: June 12, 2020, 06:49:25 PM »

I found this rainbow on I-10 east of Van Horn, TX, against a massive 2015 rainstorm. The sun coming from behind just makes it all better.

https://www.google.pl/maps/@31.0446664,-104.7712242,3a,75y,79.08h,96.17t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sfsWHaAB2BEklz94d5lIWMA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

Any other great Street View weather captures?
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Re: Best of GSV weather; the ominous, strange, and beautiful
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2020, 11:07:59 PM »

Wow, that is magical. We do already have a thread for crazy things found in Street View, if you wanted to post this there as well.

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Re: Best of GSV weather; the ominous, strange, and beautiful
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2020, 02:00:22 PM »

Wow, that is magical. We do already have a thread for crazy things found in Street View, if you wanted to post this there as well.

Brilliant, I'll do that.
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Re: Best of GSV weather; the ominous, strange, and beautiful
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2021, 11:38:24 PM »

Here's some snow falling in Santa Rosa, NM:
https://www.google.com/maps/@34.943584,-104.6652285,3a,56.1y,90.8h,89.58t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sOtVg9-RC8dM0IXPQyhNsWA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

I have the GSV turned 180 because the snow gathered on the front of the camera lens.
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Re: Best of GSV weather; the ominous, strange, and beautiful
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2021, 02:51:41 AM »

Google managed to capture a huge thunderstorm moving across the Cascade Foothills southeast of Seattle back in May 2012:

https://goo.gl/maps/zxzSu8bEGs2Bc2zh7

I don't know why I always remember this particular GSV. Glad someone thought to create a topic for this kind of stuff.
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Re: Best of GSV weather; the ominous, strange, and beautiful
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2021, 10:33:17 AM »

Wow, that is magical. We do already have a thread for crazy things found in Street View, if you wanted to post this there as well.

Brilliant, I'll do that.

This is some pretty interesting stuff, though, I think it warrants its own thread.
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Re: Best of GSV weather; the ominous, strange, and beautiful
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2021, 05:17:08 PM »

Flash flooding in Van Horn, TX on US-90 (presumably from the same storm the OP found). Very interesting how most of this thread has locations in west Texas and New Mexico. Is the weather over there unpredictable, or is Google just going over there at the times of year when thunderstorms are most likely to happen?
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Re: Best of GSV weather; the ominous, strange, and beautiful
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2021, 07:14:00 PM »

Flood that closed MO 94, SB lanes of US 67 and a gas station in northeastern St Charles county.
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