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Hill 88, Rodeo Beach: The coastal fog deck often (but not always) tops out at 600 to 1,000 feet — that’s when Hill 88 and its 1,053-foot summit provides a spectacular view across the stratus sea.
Near dawn and dusk, refracted sunlight filtered through the stratus can create a kaleidoscope of color for a few minutes and add to the phenomenon.
The rising air and sinking air meet in the lower atmosphere to form a marine layer—typically low-altitude stratus clouds.
Cirrus and altocumulus clouds moved over Washington during sunrise while the storm’s stratus clouds and precipitation were west of the mountains.
Here's what the webcam looked like as the stratus moved into the #Boise area today pic.twitter.com/CYxR81Oqn5 — NWS Boise (@NWSBoise) December 6, 2017 Locally dense fog has formed in the Boise and Nampa areas.
Still, the stratus will be light and should burn off quickly.
And the damage fell disproportionately on the lower stratus — immigrants in Colorado who worked in the coal fields.
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