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    NEWS FLASH!!! May 6, 2013......New You Tube Video created of this series of Lenticular clouds on November 6, 2007 www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=VQw...

    previous post, 2007:
    THIS STORY WAS POSTED ON THE CLOUD APPRECIATION SOCIETY'S NEWSLETTER, SEE HERE www.cloudappreciationsociety.org/darlisa-lenticular/

    SLIDESHOW: Lenticular Slideshow from 11/6/2007

    B l a c k M a g i c

    Altocumulus Lenticularis clouds in Wikipedia

    November 6, 2007 All Rights Reserved, DO NOT USE THIS PHOTO IN ANY WAY WITHOUT ASKING ME FOR PERMISSION.

    EXPLORE #1 THANKS TO ALL OF YOU!!!! wow, I just came home after all day away, and was stunned to see this made #1, and thank you for all the faves, comments, views, invites and awards!

    Washington State, Southern Washington Cascade Mountain Range, United States, Mt. Adams. This is a volcano, dormant... and it often gets little cloud caps, but this was something amazing and different for sure!

    these are part of a still growing slide show of November 6th's miracle in the sky, There were so many I could not post them all at once! The event spans a 2 hour period where these cloud formations changed shape and colors over and over! ONe fascinating bit, the cloud is actually behind the mountain aways, not touching as it looks like. This lenticular cloud got its start early in the morning. Driving up the hill to go cut wood, I saw it begin to form in the same position it held all day!

    I spent the morning helping my sweet friend cut firewood, even ran the chainsaw, cutting down small dead trees and sawing them up into blocks... but ooooh, my arm is sore!
    I avoided getting shot, and the woods are busier than at any other time of year... there are elk hunting camps every 1/4 to 3/4 miles on many Forest roads! Seemed like tent city, and at night the big canvas tents glow with their lights.

    NEW INFO
    thanks to glenelg48

    Altocumulus lenticularis. These formations are caused by wave motions in the atmosphere and are frequently seen in mountainous or hilly areas. They are often called wave clouds. They may be triggered off by hills only a few hundred metres high and may extend downwind for over 100 km. The cloud elements form at the windward edge of the cloud and are carried to the downwind edge where they evaporate, as can be seen here. The cloud as a whole is usually stationary or slow moving.

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    1. Photographic Poetry 52 months ago | reply

      An amazing image!
      Seen in Because it was there! (Pool)

    2. Keartona 52 months ago | reply

      Gosh that's amazing!

    3. vbsuresh 51 months ago | reply

      i dont have any words.

    4. Q8Evanescence 50 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called DASMAN, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    5. cjh44 49 months ago | reply

      Magnificent !!!!

    6. Khaled Al Sharah 49 months ago | reply

      Wonderful picture
      Thank you for adding This photo in
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    7. Swissrock 49 months ago | reply

      perfect shot

    8. pravin buddh 49 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called vision in my camera, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      never before seen this type of cloud, amazing!!!!!!!!!!

    9. Waterford_Man 48 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called It's (still) not about you!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    10. Røer 46 months ago | reply

      Truly amazing. Thanks for sharing.

    11. mgw_wgw 45 months ago | reply

      The light on these strange clouds creates a fascinating view .. almost like flying saucers coming in !!
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    12. bluefam 41 months ago | reply

      Très beau !

      Thank you so much for sharing your Awesome Photo with us.

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    13. ! . © Angela Lobefaro . ! 36 months ago | reply

      Congratulations for this stunning capture!

      Spendid clouds!

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    14. B.I.L.NYC 33 months ago | reply

      Wow what to say? Amazing shot!

    15. tramsteer 32 months ago | reply

      Startlingly good, you must have been excited to see these in such wonderful light

    16. AdWeston 21 months ago | reply

      This is beautiful!

    17. gastephen 12 months ago | reply

      fantastic shot of the lenticulars! well done & congratulations

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