Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Cloud Art

Mammatocumulus Clouds, are fascinating formations in the sky, made mostly from the cumulus cloud base. Although they are not a sign that a tornado is about to form, they often accompany tornado-producing storms, or even may be a direct byproduct of tornado activity - an aftermath of severe thunderstorms. Due to the intensely sheared environment in which the Mammatocumulus form, aviators are strongly cautioned to avoid them.

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