Stunning Sunset Brings Pink Clouds, Double Rainbow, and Lightning to Colorado Sky

A timelapse video of a stunning sunset in Idalia, Colorado, brought pink clouds, lightning, and a double rainbow to the evening sky on June 3, footage published online shows.

Matt Ley published this timelapse on Twitter on June 9. He said it showed what he described as a “crazy nuclear orange” sunset.

He told Storyful he filmed the footage “after a powerful supercell thunderstorm passed near Idalia.” He added, “This video captures the beauty of one of natures most powerful forces.”

The local National Weather Service (NWS) forecasting station, NWS Boulder, posted about storms moving across the state on June 3. Credit: Matt Ley via Storyful

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