Photo by Russ Matteo of the clouds before the Norfolk Nebraska hailstorm!

Norfolk Nebraska clouds before the storm. Norfolk Nebraska clouds before the storm. Norfolk Nebraska clouds before the storm.

Mammatus clouds

MAMMATUS clouds are most often associated with the anvil cloud & severe thunderstorms. They often extend from the base of a cumulonimbus but may also be found under altocumulus, altostratus, stratocumulus, & cirrus clouds as well as volcanic ash clouds^

Looks Like Hail - Mammatus Clouds

Image: Steve took it Iowa If the weather vane doesn’t warn that there’s a storm a brewing’ then the mammatus clouds certainly do – and it sure as heck hailed shortly after this beautifully composed shot was taken somewhere in Iowa.

Algodão doce no céu.

The Color Contrast between the clouds and the dark blue sky in this picture is very dramatic. I really like it for that reason though.

mammatus

A rare cloud formation called a mammatus, where clouds take on a bubble-like shape, appeared in the skies above Regina, Saskatchewan in Canada.

cotton candy clouds

Rest your weary head, child, on the pillows of angels.Nebraska,USA, photo by Brettnickeson. Breath-taking.

When Lightning Strikes Sand. Fulgurites (Latin, meaning "thunderbolt")  Sometimes referred to as petrified lightning, they are natural hollow glass tubes formed by lightning strikes in quartzose sand, silica, or soil. (Wikipedpia)

When Lightning Strikes Sand

Fulgurite - Sand hit by lightning. This picture is not Fulgurite by the way.This is a stick with wet sand on it.Fulgurite is usually found in the ground where lightning has struck and is usually very small glass tubules.

.love being on a plane and looking out on this

Above the clouds: Savannah London Looks like the clouds I was up in when the engines went out on the plane

angel clouds

A heavenly angel shape appears in a cloud above The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. - Saw it while searching for another pic.

So amazing, there's so many things going on that make this picture perfect

Breathtaking Rainbow & Thunderstorm Photographed in Colorado. By Artist Artist Victor Gensini.

"Out of this world"

Moonlight: And when you look up to the sky and see the sun, the moon and the stars—all the heavenly array—do not be enticed into bowing down to them and worshiping things the Lord your God has apportioned to all the nations under heaven.

Mammatus clouds develop on the edge of a severe thunderstorm in northern Oklahoma on June 16, 2005.    Jim Reed has been photographing and reporting on extreme weather for 21 years, and has been reconized as one of the world's most accomplished extreme-weather photographers,

Professional storm chaser

Photo by professional storm chaser, Jim Reed-Mammatus clouds develop on the edge of a severe thunderstorm in northern Oklahoma on June

These “mammatus clouds” were photographed above Hastings, Nebraska, after a destructive thunderstorm in May 2005. Although their formation is not completely understood, these rare clouds usually develop at the base of a thunderstorm, and appear lumpy because of instabilities and temperature differences between sinking and rising air.

One of the rarest weather phenomena, Mammatus Clouds. Photo taken by John C. Olsen in Hastings, NE.So awesome

Clouds Before the Norfolk Nebraska hailstorm!  Photographer: Russ Matteo

Norfolk Nebraska clouds before the storm. Norfolk Nebraska clouds before the storm. Norfolk Nebraska clouds before the storm.

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