Mysterious Tubular Clouds Defy Explanation

By: Fast5, 2:14 AM GMT on August 27, 2009

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/08/morninggloryclouds/Way cool cloud formations. Pic at link, don't know how to post pic. How do these happen and what are they really?These long, crazy-looking clouds can grow to be 600 miles long and can move at up to 35 miles per hour, causing problems for aircraft even on windless days.Known as Morning Glory clouds, they appear every fall over Burketown, Queensland, Australia, a remote town with fewer than 200 residents. A ...

Updated: 2:29 AM GMT on August 27, 2009

Wired Science News for Your Neurons Mysterious Tubular Clouds Defy Explanation

By: Fast5, 2:14 AM GMT on August 27, 2009

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/08/morninggloryclouds/Way cool cloud formations. Pic at link, don't know how to post pic. How do these happen and what are they really?These long, crazy-looking clouds can grow to be 600 miles long and can move at up to 35 miles per hour, causing problems for aircraft even on windless days.Known as Morning Glory clouds, they appear every fall over Burketown, Queensland, Australia, a remote town with fewer than 200 residents. A ...

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