A Japanese M5 rocket, carrying an Astro-F infrared satellite, rises through clouds as it lifted off from its launch pad at the Uchinoura Space Center in Uchinoura, southwestern Japan early Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006 after a one-day delay because of rainy weather. The one-ton satellite can map the sky at infrared wavelengths.
The sun breaks through morning clouds Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, in Santa Ana, Calif.
A low cloud hovers over the ski jumping hills, before the start of the Large Hill Team Ski Jumping competition at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Pragelato, Italy, Monday Feb. 20,, 2006
Thick dark cloud hangs over Jakarta, Indonesia, before a heavy rain on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006. Seasonal downpours cause dozens floods and landslides each year in the world's most populous Muslim country.
Clouds settle in over rolling hills in Madera County near Millerton Lake in Fresno, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006.
Storm clouds move over a small island outside Islamorada, Fla. late Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 as Hurricane Wilma moves towards the Florida Keys.