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Sensational Leap day sunrise


Today’s sunrise, taken at Penderbrook in Fairfax County. (CWG photographer Kevin Ambrose)

Capital Weather Gang photographer Kevin Ambrose,who captured two of the images shown in this post, notes: “Cloudy, rainy days often produce striking sunrises if the clouds move in during the early morning hours.”

Gallery: Your sunset photos (view & submit)

The other photos came in from readers via our Twitter and Facebook streams.

See four more great photos below!


Some color in the morning sky before the rain hit by the Washington Monument ( A B Pan photography )

Geese flying toward the sunrise this morning. (CWG photographer Kevin Ambrose)

Another great morning! (Justin Gavalla (@JuiceinDC via Twitter))

Last, but not least, here’s a great shot of yesterday’s (Feb. 28) sunset, also by Kevin Ambrose...


Sunset in Reston, VA. February 28. (CWG photographer Kevin Ambrose)
Jason is the Washington Post’s weather editor and Capital Weather Gang's chief meteorologist. He earned a master's degree in atmospheric science, and spent 10 years as a climate change science analyst for the U.S. government. He holds the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.

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