Thursday, August 11th, 2011
"Sucker Hole" Over Lynn Canal

A “sucker hole” is a small patch of clearing amidst a gray overcast sky. The tiny area of blue sky, like here over Lynn Canal, tricks some people to think that maybe the skies are going to clear up, only to be duped when the hole disappears and the solid overcast returns — as in Mother Nature going: “Sucker!”


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