Showers bubbling up Monday evening were small and highly localized, opening up creases for the sun's rays to intercept them.
In its total form, a rainbow truly never ends.
Rainbows painted the D.C. skyline on Wednesday afternoon where sun met rain.
As the sun set through the clouds and the occasional rain shaft, the sky tuned yellow, orange, and pink. And a few rainbows were witnessed.
All indications are that amazing quadruple rainbow photographed on Long Island is for real.
The storm, currently centered off the coast of New Jersey, is gaining latitude and rain is gradually winding down from southwest to northeast.
A straightforward day of persistent heavy rain with a flood threat turned out to be a little more exciting, with two tornado warnings issued around the lunch hour.
Around mid-afternoon on Tuesday, the western suburbs of D.C. began to clear out, providing an excellent show for weather watchers.
With a big line of storms barreling out of the mountains, we decided to meet at the Lincoln Memorial for a storm chase. Ultimately, it turned into a rainbow chase -- a very successful one at that!
Behind a fierce line of thunderstorms, the setting sun intercepted the departing raindrops forming absolutely spectacular double rainbows throughout the D.C. area.