WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Did you see the yellow sky on 9/29/10?
That's the name of a Facebook group that has more than 25,000 members. Many WPTV YouReporters have been Facebook messaging and 'Tweeting' NewsChannel 5 about Wednesday's unusual sunset.
Here's the explanation from Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle.
"The perfect weather conditions came together this evening for the bright amber sky over South Florida. The Sun was setting just after 7pm tonight, so it was very low in the sky, and sunlight had to travel through more atmosphere to reach us. This scatters out the shorter wavelength blue and green colors and leaves us with the ‘warm’ yellow and reds. These colors illuminated the clouds over our area making for a very dramatic sunset."
Check out some of the WPTV YouReport photos in the upper left-hand corner of this story or head to the Storm Team 5 Facebook page to see yellow sky photos.
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