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AMAZING CLOUD FORMS<br />
This cloud was caused by smoke from a bushfire rising up into a cloud, making an atomic-like mushroom cloud. <br />
A thunderstorm approaching Holland.<br />
Clouds over Argentina in 2004<br />
This is a supercell (a cloud that produces dangerous, severe thunderstoms) over Chaparral, New Mexico in 2004.<br />
An incoming storm around sunset.<br />
This cloud is over Mount Baker, in Washington State.  The photographer hypothesize that the cloud is striking the front of...
This picture was taken over Linz, Austria.<br />
This was taken over Racine, Wisconsin.  This is called a roll cloud, and is a sign of an incoming thunderstorm.<br />
This picture was taken over Honolulu, Hawaii.<br />
Clouds like this and on the previous page are called lenticular clouds.  They are often shaped like space ships.<br />
This is a rare sight in nature – a fire rainbow.  This only happens when cirrus clouds are hit by the sun at a perfect ang...
These are nacreous clouds – extremely rare clouds that form in the stratosphere.<br />
Mammatus clouds look like pouches and form in air that is sinking.<br />
“Jellyfish” clouds are altocumulus clouds.  They are named for the “tentacles” on the bottom of the cloud.<br />
Mushroom clouds are not formed from water vapor.  They are the result of an explosion, like an atomic explosion or a volca...
These cirrus clouds only form for one-two minutes.<br />
Another lenticular cloud.<br />
These are roll clouds that have been formed into “ribbons” by air currents.<br />
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Amazing cloud forms

  1. 1. AMAZING CLOUD FORMS<br />
  2. 2. This cloud was caused by smoke from a bushfire rising up into a cloud, making an atomic-like mushroom cloud. <br />
  3. 3. A thunderstorm approaching Holland.<br />
  4. 4. Clouds over Argentina in 2004<br />
  5. 5. This is a supercell (a cloud that produces dangerous, severe thunderstoms) over Chaparral, New Mexico in 2004.<br />
  6. 6. An incoming storm around sunset.<br />
  7. 7. This cloud is over Mount Baker, in Washington State. The photographer hypothesize that the cloud is striking the front of the mountain.<br />
  8. 8. This picture was taken over Linz, Austria.<br />
  9. 9. This was taken over Racine, Wisconsin. This is called a roll cloud, and is a sign of an incoming thunderstorm.<br />
  10. 10. This picture was taken over Honolulu, Hawaii.<br />
  11. 11. Clouds like this and on the previous page are called lenticular clouds. They are often shaped like space ships.<br />
  12. 12. This is a rare sight in nature – a fire rainbow. This only happens when cirrus clouds are hit by the sun at a perfect angle.<br />
  13. 13. These are nacreous clouds – extremely rare clouds that form in the stratosphere.<br />
  14. 14. Mammatus clouds look like pouches and form in air that is sinking.<br />
  15. 15. “Jellyfish” clouds are altocumulus clouds. They are named for the “tentacles” on the bottom of the cloud.<br />
  16. 16. Mushroom clouds are not formed from water vapor. They are the result of an explosion, like an atomic explosion or a volcano eruption.<br />
  17. 17. These cirrus clouds only form for one-two minutes.<br />
  18. 18. Another lenticular cloud.<br />
  19. 19. These are roll clouds that have been formed into “ribbons” by air currents.<br />

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