Well, not exactly ‘in’ Phoenix, but you can certainly see it from there!

Apparently this happens every few years when the conditions are right.  These pictures were taken from the town of ‘Fountain Hills’, a community East of Scottsdale.  At the center of Fountain Hills is a small lake with a huge fountain, which ‘runs’ every 15 minutes or so – so not present in all pictures.

Here the fountain is active, with the snow-capped mountain to the right  …

This is the view from a little higher up in Fountain Hills …

And another view from higher up, with more of the mountain range visible:

Here are some condo’s overlooking the lake – typical ‘Adobe’ style, blending in with the surroundings:

Here’s the view to the west, from the other side of the lake, as the sun finally sets: