A spectacular, though fleeting, display of low-level cloud streets were visible over the Kansas City metro area Wednesday morning as strong low- and mid-level southerly flow usured in moisture from the south. Cloud streets generally orient themselves parallel to the low-level flow, with a slight slant of 10-20 degrees to the left. This orientation was […]
Residents thought they were living out a scene from Ghostbusters as turbulent skies blanketed Chicago. But it wasn’t science fiction: it was a newly-coined cloud type: undulatus asperatus.
A strange illuminated spiral was seen over parts of Norway by hundreds of observers this week who wondered what on earth they were viewing. Upon first glance, one would think these images must be photoshopped. But they are not.
A magnificent and vast display of cloud streets was photographed by NASA’s MODIS satellite this month. The display was particularly vibrant, with clouds lining up in rows — or “streets” — for hundreds of miles.