Grand Canyon Fills with Clouds

A rare temperature inversion in the Southwest makes for some pretty epic nature photographs

Grand Canyon Inversion

Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Friday, December 12, 2014.

Grand Canyon Inversion

Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Friday, December 12, 2014.

Grand Canyon Inversion

Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Friday, December 12, 2014.

Grand Canyon Inversion

Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Friday, December 12, 2014.

Grand Canyon Inversion

Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Thursday, December 11, 2014.

Grand Canyon Inversion

Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Thursday, December11, 2014.

Grand Canyon Inversion

Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Thursday, December 11, 2014.

Grand Canyon Inversion

Total cloud inversion looking down on the South Kaibab Trail on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, December 11, 2014.