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A drive through American Bottom this afternoon.

There were scattered thunderstorms in the area, and I thought I might find an interesting lightning display to photograph.

That was not to be. What was to be was an extraordinary sight that I have never seen before. Two complete rainbows making a double. Amazing. After that, some extraordinarily striking cloud formations.But that double rainbow – wow.

I did not notice it at first, but if you closely at the lower, brighter, rainbow in the bottom photograph, you can see a supernumerary rainbow. Those bands just below the conventional spectrum. I guess I really was lucky on Sunday!Here are the supernumerary bands, somewhat enhanced.

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