Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Mushroom clouds! [Update below]

We had what looked like a huge mushroom cloud over the south side of town at about 7pm. While it certainly looked similar to an atom bomb explosion, it was most likely caused by a heavy concentration of smoke. Even so, it was a pretty spectacular sight:

UPDATE: Schools will be open tomorrow, but will be starting an hour later than normal until the smoke subsides. Unfortunately, after the "mushroom cloud" we saw this evening, the smoke has gotten thicker than it's been in almost a week. Here's what it looks like outside our house right now:


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