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Old 12-16-2018, 02:54 PM
 
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Yesterday I spied these in the area, only the second time in my life I have seen them.

https://earthsky.org/earth/kelvin-helmholzt-clouds
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Old 12-16-2018, 09:25 PM
 
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Mods, would you please move this thread to the Weather forum instead?
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Old 12-17-2018, 07:36 AM
 
Location: Boonies of N. Alabama
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Those are pretty cool.
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Old 12-20-2018, 06:00 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Mods, would you please move this thread to the Weather forum instead?
That's really cool and I'm glad it's here (it is part of nature) since I'd never have seen it in the Weather forum
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Old 12-20-2018, 06:06 AM
 
Location: Cody, WY
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That's really cool and I'm glad it's here (it is part of nature) since I'd never have seen it in the Weather forum
I agree. Clouds are a part of nature. I never look at the weather forum either
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Old 12-20-2018, 06:35 AM
 
Location: Central IL
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I love those!...never seen anything like them and I guess probably won't.
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Old 12-22-2018, 09:40 PM
 
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OK, I am glad some people enjoyed them.

If you liked those, here are several more interesting clouds. Lenticular clouds are very common in CO, where I live, but I have never seen the last item, the clouds that look like a hole ripped out of the sky.

BBC - Earth - Nine rare and beautiful cloud formations
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Old 12-25-2018, 05:27 PM
 
Location: The Driftless Area, WI
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Cool. I've never seen them and I regularly watch the clouds to predict weather.


Neurotics build castles in the clouds...Psychotics live in them...Psychiatrists collect the rent
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Old 12-26-2018, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
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Those are really cool clouds! Thanks for posting the link to the photos! I've heard of and seen lenticular clouds, but I'd never heard of Kelvin-Helmholst clouds (much less seen any).
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Old Today, 04:17 PM
 
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Wanted to share this pic of three different types of clouds I saw a few days ago.. The cumulus clouds that are lowest in the pic were very heavy and layered in appearance; it's difficult to see bc they are a bit too low on the horizon.


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