Looked Impossible

For some reason I have problems learning and  retaining information about clouds.

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My truck insisted we stop at Ingram Hill on the way home from town. Obviously, I’m glad it did.

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These clouds gradually drifted in from the west.

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How could there be long wispy ones, with ladder-like ones above?

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Their appearance completely changed by the time we got home (1 1/4 miles away).

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I don’t even know enough to even make a guess about what I saw, and I didn’t find anything resembling them in a weather field guide.

Any information about them would be appreciated.

7 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by my secret love for you on February 26, 2014 at 10:08 am

    Lovely pictures, I have seen many similar but I don’t know name of the effect.


  2. I can’t remember ever seeing clouds like that. I know the names of a few types but not those.


  3. Terrific effects in these photos. Must have been windy high up in the atmosphere.


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