The Raleigh area finally escaped from the Folsom Prison syndrome… “haven't seen the sunshine since I don't know when.” A few clouds graced the morning sky,…

Once again… and as always… clouds made today's Raleigh area sunrise a great reason to be an early riser… seen in the top image at sunrise proper (better large…

Not many clouds in the Raleigh area morning sky, but enough to help make today's sunrise " value-added " for sure… seen above at sunrise proper (better large on…

Lots of clouds in the Raleigh area this morning, but not much interaction with the sun's early rays. At the top is the view during mid-twilight (better large on…

The Raleigh area saw some interesting clouds this morning and a dandy, mini-bona fide flamer as a result… seen in the top view during mid-twilight (better large…

Skies were clearing in the Raleigh area this morning, with just a few clouds left by the time the sunrise rose… but the nice glow persisted (better large on…

The morning started out cloudless, but by sunrise proper, #1 (and better large on black [bighugelabs.com]), some high clouds had drifted in to spice up the view…

Fast-moving, transitional clouds were coursing through the Raleigh area this morning and played very nicely with the sun's early rays… seen in the top image…

Cloud cover thinned in the Raleigh area during the hour before sunrise, like yesterday, giving us some very colorful views… at first glimpse in #1, 25 minutes…

Wonderful range of colors in the Raleigh area pre-dawn sky, thanks to the plentiful clouds … seen in the top image during late twilight (better large on black…

After four plain-Jane events (i.e. cloudless-skies), the Raleigh area had abundant (albeit waning) cloud cover at sunrise today, and some nice color at sunrise…

2012 dawned clear and bright in the Raleigh area, seen here at sunrise proper from nearby Cary (and better large on black [bighugelabs.com]). Sweet way to start…
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