I just double-taked like a pro looking out my 10th-floor Westchester office window and seeing this towering smoke monster growing out in the direction of LAX (click to biggify):
I’m going to assume it’s some sort of enviornmentally toxic discharge (isn’t THAT a relief!?) from one of the oil refineries out there nearer the coastline. Or the marketing people for the final season of “Lost” have outdone themselves.
After the jump is the plume a half-hour-later