View of the sunset from Chinatown in Washington, D.C. View big. ( John J Young via Flickr )

The sunset images above and below boast diverse hues of oranges , purples, and yellows. And a few lucky photographers captured a rainbow concurrent with the sunset to further enrich the color palette.

After the rain from downtown Silver Spring, September 8. View big. ( Dan Lawrence via Flickr )

The gallery below is a compilation of some additional Flickr images as well as some from Facebook and Twitter. It displays not only Saturday’s finest sunset images but some images of the storm itself and the damage. (Allow a few seconds to load)