Just after a storm is a time of duality. On the one hand, there is still the drama and tension caused by the storm, especially near the coast with the clouds still looming over the water (or land) threatening to deluge all below. But there is also the calm and peace, and the clean smell of the soil, that is pushing the storm back away from us. You hold your breath wondering which will win out.
Many times I find myself in the same place wondering if there is a storm ahead or calm and peace. Everything seems heightened, the senses more alert.
For a brief moment, you are not sure which is better: the drama or the calm