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Pictures and video from the week 2-1-12 to 2-8-12

February 8, 2012; 5:00 PM ET

On my last shift, I unfortunately did not take a single picture. That was mostly because I wasn't presented with very many opportunities for pictures. Thankfully, this shift was different, and I have a handful of pictures (and a related video) to share with you today.

On Thursday, February 2 fog cleared off early in the morning to reveal a somewhat rare occurrence on the mountain: a complete undercast. By that, I mean that the entire area below the summit was covered in clouds, with only the highest peaks of the White Mountains sticking up above that deck of stratus clouds below us. It isn't very often that we are the only place in the region seeing sunshine!

The next day, we were greeted with a fantastic perspective on numerous stacked lenticular clouds forming just to the east of the mountain. Here are several different shots of those always impressive clouds:

I also shot some video of some of the lenticulars, and then turned that video into a timelapse:

Last up are a couple of shots from sunrise earlier this morning. I looked out the window just before heading out to do my 7 a.m. Weather observation, and noticed that the moon was just above the horizon, and when coupled with the color from the sun rising, looked really neat. On top of that, the shadow of the mountain happened to be projected on the horizon right next to the moon:

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