Science

The Strangest Sunrise in America

What caused this beautiful scene in northern New Mexico?

A recent New Mexico sunrise appeared as a surreal confluence of arcs, flares, halos, and rainbows, bearing little resemblance to familiar daybreak scenes in region. The video above explains the strange phenomena, courtesy of the National Weather Service.

Update, Nov. 28, 2016: This video has been removed pending the resolution of a licensing claim.

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