These photos are taken straight out of my Canon 5DM2 using the 24-70L lens. Not a bit of editing. Shot in Standard picture mode.
The color was absolutely astounding. I actually ran out the door when I saw the color. 10 minutes before all had looked pretty grey and blah. Love it when this happens, and it's pretty common around here. The colors actually looked this vivid and saturated!
And believe it or not, the sky had already dimmed by the time I shot these, considerably. The first shot is the closest to the brilliance before I managed to snag my camera. When I first saw the scene, the sheets of rain were all bright fushia.
While I'm not wild about the composition (no time to find the perfect spot), I am enamored with the sky.