|Badlands National Park, South Dakota|
Scattered along the roadsides through the park are overlook points that afford the visitor breathtaking views. They also are excellent spots for weather-watching, offering unobstructed views across the surrounding prairies that seem to go on forever.
On the morning this photo was taken the sky was as clear a blue as can be imagined. By midday this picture-perfect fleet of clouds had accumulated and the first of several passing rain squalls appeared over the buttes.