Calvin Owen Jones writes:
To capture this image, my camera’s shutter was open for about five minutes, creating the cool “light-speed” effect of the clouds as they rolled by. I took this photo near Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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This frontal cloud formed from a northeast wind shift and lifting of humid ocean air enough to cool it below the dewpoint. Taken about 5 miles offshore of Seaside Heights New Jersey, 8am May 14th, 2014
This photo was taken by commercial fishermen Michael Wark on his boat.
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This is something you don’t see every day.
From NOAA EVL – Satellite Captures Rare Cloud Rotation in the Desert
This small low pressure system is bringing rain to the area around Twentynine Palms, CA. The remnants of a storm that developed over the Gulf of California, the low has taken on an anticyclonic rotation as it moves north northwest. This image was taken by GOES East at 1715Z on July 6, 2011.
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This natural-color image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite shows the thick, brown ash plume from the June 4, 2011 eruption of the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcano Complex in Chile. The plume is easily identified as it towers over the bright white clouds in this scene.
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA-GSFC
Title: Supercell Thunderstorm. Submitted by: Glenn A. Marsch, Prof. Physics, Grove City College
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Name and Title of Photographer: Glenn A. Marsch, Prof. Physics, Grove City College
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Summer thunderstorms in west central Florida are an every day event. However nighttime storms, after the sun’s energy is removed to power them, are rare. Continue reading Nighttime fireworks treat