Last night’s heavy storm produced a truly breathtaking evening sky. Here are seven spectacular photos from around the region.

Photo by thisisbossi on Flickr.

According to Capital Weather Gang, the storm washed pollutants from the air at exactly the right moment. The clear air combined with dramatic clouds and red light from the sunset to produce the memorable view.

Photo by BeyondDC on Flickr.

Photo by John J Young on Flickr.

Photo by Dan Reed on Flickr.

Photo by Jamelle Bouie on Flickr.

Photo by Mathew Friedman on Flickr.

Photo by Clif Burns on Flickr.

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Dan Malouff is a transportation planner for Arlington and an adjunct professor at George Washington University. He has a degree in urban planning from the University of Colorado and lives in Trinidad, DC. He runs BeyondDC and contributes to the Washington Post. Dan blogs to express personal views, and does not take part in GGWash's political endorsement decisions.