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Best of iWitness Weather this Week

Chris Dolce and Jon Erdman | TWC
Published: January 26, 2013

#5: Streets in the Sky

Credit: iWitnessWeather user Boracay

Horizontal rolls over southern Georgia on Jan. 20, 2013

Each week we are inundated with terrific photos and video from our iWitness Weather contributors both in the United States and abroad.

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Though it's tough to narrow it down from the hundreds of entries, we've selected what we think are the five best weather photos or video of this past week.

We begin with this first photo above, taken on a flight over south Georgia on Jan. 20, 2013.  What you see are "cloud streets", or "horizontal rolls", consisting of air rotating about a horizontal axis, i.e. parallel to the ground.  These "cloud streets" are typically aligned with the direction of winds in the lowest levels of the atmosphere.  


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