Amazing clouds seen over Albuquerque, New Mexico on Feb. 10, 2018

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – photo taken by Cindy Romero)

by Norio Hayakawa:

February 10, 2018 was the day when something amazing happened to the skies of New Mexico, especially over Albuquerque and Rio Rancho.

It happened around sundown.

Thousands of residents of both Albuquerque and Rio Rancho saw the sky turn into an eerie sight.

Many many folks took hundreds of photos of this phenomenon of stunningly magical and mysterious formations in the sky.

I myself was lucky enough to take a photo of these clouds around the same time in Rio Rancho, using an inexpensive pocket camera:


A few folks also took video footages of the spectacular scenario.

Watch this short video clip by Tod Wilson:

Here is one taken by Ivan Gallegos:



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2 thoughts on “Amazing clouds seen over Albuquerque, New Mexico on Feb. 10, 2018

  1. Looks awesome. It’s not every day we get to see that. Some of the most memorable colorful clouds I’ve seen come shortly after strong thunderstorms clear out, and when this happens precisely during sunset, it often creates magic.

    The most memorable weather event I remember was August 28, 2008, Phoenix metro area. Non-stop lightning and low distant rumbling thunder that sounded like a freight train for an hour straight, the sky turned into a literal strobe light. Not my video, but this is it –


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