Then I heard thunder and saw some lightning very close at hand. The rain was incredibly intense. As I sat here typing I could see a rainbow in the receding storm.
So I grabbed my trusty cellphone and took a couple of pictures. First, the rainbow:
Then I noticed just how localized the storm was:
Click to enlarge - it really was an amazing storm.
People on the other side of town didn't even get any rain while we got a big ol' mess of it.