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Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Stunning September sunset in Washington, D.C.

The view looking west over the zoo and Rock Creek from Mt. Pleasant in the District (Bennett Lipscomb)
Following the passage of Thursday evening’s cold front, the setting sun intercepted streams of wavy stratocumulus clouds. The fiery oranges and smoky reds that glowed in the dusk sky fittingly forshadow those same shades to soon emerge in the foliage. These stellar photos submitted by Capital Weather Gang readers across the region have beautifully documented one of the finest Washington, D.C. sunsets in recent memory....

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The side view on 14th street NW at the intersection of P St. (Lauren Pritchard, @laurenmarie99 on Twitter)

The view from 14th and U St. in the District ( Scott Fisher, @rscottrisher on Twitter)

The view from Herndon looking out past Dulles to the Shenandoah (Chris McNulty via Facebook)

The view from Brambleton, Va. (@Brambleton on Twitter)

The view from Dulles, Va. (Mike Kelly)

The view from Round Hill, Va. (Kim Kuzmkowski, @kimkuz on Twitter)

The view from Ashburn, Va. (Garrett Nieven via Facebook)

The view from Rockville, Md. (Prairie Stream via Facebook)

The view, looking west, from south of Old Town Alexandria, Va. in the Carlyle neighborhood. (Joel Housman via Flickr )

Unknown location (@swirlywand on Twitter)

The view from Alexandria, Va. (Diana Rodriguez)

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