BOSTON (CBS) – There was an unusual sight in the blue skies over New England this week – an apparent rainbow in the clouds.
The National Weather Service noted the presence of what some call “fire rainbows,” which are technically circumhorizontal arcs.
A woman in New Hampshire captured a particularly vivid fire rainbow at Rye Beach on Wednesday.
“A lot of people were seeing them over the past few days,” WBZ-TV meteorologist Dave Epstein noted.
WBZ viewer Kathy Diamontopolous she was just walking out to her car Wednesday and was “amazed” at what she saw.