Skywatch Friday: The Sequatchie Valley

The Cumberland Plateau enshrouded in clouds and the Sequatchie Valley. October 25, 2010.

This is my post for Skywatch Friday, a meme for sharing views of the sky from all over the world.  To see more, or to join and share your own photos of the sky, click HERE.

When Betsy and I went to Georgia this past Monday, we came off the Cumberland Plateau, drove through part of the Sequatichie Valley, and then drove over Signal Mountain to Chattanooga.  As we drove up the mountain I couldn’t resist the temptation to stop at an overlook and snap these pictures.

It was raining when we left home, although the weather started to clear as we drove along.  When we got to the overlook there was some blue in the sky, although the Plateau was still covered by clouds.

The clouds had lifted enough that we had a wonderful view of the valley.

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22 Responses to “Skywatch Friday: The Sequatchie Valley”

  1. diane Says:

    That is a great view from the lookout (Ausssie for overlook). I love the names of the valleys and mountains…Are they native names?

  2. Reader Wil Says:

    I can understand that you couldn’t resist to take these photos! I enlarged them and they are very beautiful! Thanks for sharing these moments with us.

  3. Mildred Says:

    Outstanding photographs George. Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

  4. Pam Says:

    This is a wonderful series of shots, George. I didn’t know mountains had fluffy white blankets to cover their peeks.
    Another one of natures beautiful inventions!

    Have a happy (<: weekend, George

  5. Neal Says:

    Neat pictures! The valley looks so peaceful and inviting!

  6. Linda G. Says:

    I enlarged the photographs as well. Looking down into the valley is a beautiful sight!

  7. MaryBeth Says:

    I love the great clouds and of course the fact that they lifted so you could see the beautiful valley. MB

  8. LaVoice Says:

    Regardless of the weather, you seem to find beauty in everything you share. This is such a pretty area.

  9. Manang Kim Says:

    Wow looks like the clouds is creeping in. Great shot!
    Sky Watch

  10. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Marvelous captures as always, George! Such beautiful skies and clouds — even the stormy ones! Hope you and Betsey and a wonderful weekend!

    Sylvia

  11. Rajesh Says:

    Wonderful shots. Even though cloudy it is beautiful.

  12. Tricia Says:

    Beautiful, George, Beautiful!!!

  13. Anette Says:

    Beautiful photos, especially the one where the mountains are covered in clouds! All the best from Anette in Norway 🙂

  14. Judy Says:

    George, the clouds sure are interesting, but I am fascinated with the patchwork of fields in the foregrounds, with all the trees getting into their fall finery!

  15. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    The most dramatic is the first picture!! I think there are people over there lost in The Twilight Zone!

  16. Karin Says:

    I so enjoy coming along on your trips and seeing these gorgeous vistas. Loved the elk photos – excellent capture! Have a great week-end you two!

  17. busy bee suz Says:

    Oh, these are just bee-a-utiful!

  18. Kathy Says:

    Amazing views of the clouds and valley!

  19. jlshall (Joysweb) Says:

    Wow, you really were up in the clouds. Looks like you could reach out and touch them! Great shots!

  20. Mary Says:

    Look like some great skies and your autumn color looks good too. I’m glad you two had such a good trip.

  21. NCMountainwoman Says:

    And a beautiful valley it is. Lovely photographs.

  22. Linnea Says:

    In spite of the heavy cloud cover, you still got beautiful views of the colorful valley. Looks like fall is well underway in that lovely valley. Thanks for stopping by George!

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