Tonight’s sunset stood up to expectations for Clark Lake sunset connoisseurs.  As often is the case, when the sun is still well above the horizon, there is no surety as to what’s ahead.  But there was no question, that the July 4th sunset was a strong complement to Independence Day 2017.

Here are some photos of tonight’s progression.

Not far from the location where the above photos were taken, Bill Leutz illustrates the range of contrasts in the sky.