‘Rainbow clouds’ spotted over Northeast Ohio


CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – You may have seen “rainbow clouds” over Northeast Ohio Wednesday.

People all across the area sent FOX 8 photos of the phenomenon known as cloud iridescence.

It’s caused when sunlight hits the edge of cloud deck.

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Tiny water droplets scatter the sun’s light, causing the rainbow effect.

You can hear FOX 8’s Scott Sabol explain more in the video above.

Many people who contacted FOX 8 said it was a sign of good things to come.

Rainbow clouds, Courtesy: Jacey Rolon

You can send in your photos by clicking ‘Submit your photo’ below or email us at tips@fox8.com.


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