Growing thunderhead

Growing thunderhead

Detailed Description

This view along the Fossil Lake Trail shows a thunderhead rising over Fossil Butte. Fossil Butte receives an average of 9-12 inches of precipitation per year; most of it falls as snow. The park averages only 59 frost-free days per year. Winters season can be bitterly cold, whereas the summer high temperatures rarely exceed 90 degrees (National Park Foundation, 1991).


Image Dimensions: 1200 x 900

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Location Taken: US