Thunderstorms roll over Houston coloring the sky in vivid shades of pink and purple

Houston-area residents woke up to a colorful view as severe thunderstorms began to roll in on February 20, 2017.

The sky lit up with vivid shades of pink and purple as the sun rose.

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This monday morning was unlike anything residents had seen before.

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It was already raining pretty hard, when the sun suddenly turned the sky in a strong magenta hue.

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The purple glow lasted for about two hours.

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The pink sky was reported as early as 5:30 a.m. and tarted fading away around 7:15 a.m.

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I have seen red skies before but never purple. What about you?

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The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a severe thunderstorm warning in several Texas counties (Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Montgomery, Walker and Waller) Monday morning until 6:30 a.m.

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Will the purple sky return? It’s more than doubtful, but residents are hopeful.

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What an absolutely gorgeous phenomenon!

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Is ‘Purple Rain’ definitely stuck in your head now?

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