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Clouds part in deference to peak

Webcam view of Longs Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park

Here’s an interesting example of how a mountain can influence the flow of clouds and weather around it. Longs Peak is just over 14,000 feet high and is the highest peak in the area. Look how it is affecting the clouds and air currents that would otherwise be moving in a relatively straight west-to-east path over the Rockies.

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