16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A pyrocumulonimbus storm, tinted orange by thick smoke, is seen on the afternoon of May 11, 2018, east of Wheeler, Texas. Pyrocumulonimbus are storms created by hot air rising from a wildfire; in this case, the Mallard wildfire near Pampa, Texas.
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||Nov. 26, 2018, 9:51 a.m.