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1:27 And I saw as the colour of amber, as the appearance of fire round about within it.... I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and it had brightness round about.
1:28 As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about...
As I searched for images I found some very complex ones that could easily have engendered the vision of which Ezekiel spoke. The one above was taken in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
So surely such images inspired artwork. Sure enough there is a painting originally based on an event in 1535 over Stockholm. While the original painting by Urban målare is lost, here's a copy of the Vadersolstavlan from 1636 by Jacob Heinrich Elbfas.
So next time the temperature drops, look to the skies.