Strange Cloud Formations - 06 May 2011

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    Accuweather called them mammatus clouds. Personally, I had never heard of them before. Apparently they appear frequently around areas where there is a risk of a tornado or severe weather in general. Here's a link to Wikipedia if you want to read more.

    1. Carol-R 36 months ago | reply

      Personally I'd be pretty nervous if I saw that sky - it's really creepy, like someone is poking around up there!

    2. AZDenney 36 months ago | reply

      Wow, strange indeed!

    3. 1Sock 36 months ago | reply

      Well, we actually left on a trip (in the direction of the storm) shortly after snapping this picture. The rain was quite torrential at times. Lots of standing water on the road and very windy.

    4. mdmarkus66 36 months ago | reply

      You never heard of mammatus clouds? I remember sniggering ab't them in 9th grade earth science class. We get them around here every so often, mostly before or after strong thunderstorms.

    5. Parzival's horse 36 months ago | reply

      I guess you and I are just out of the loop; I never heard of mammatus clouds either. They are rather entertaining.

    6. 1Sock 33 months ago | reply

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