BLOG: Interesting Cloud Formation

Posted at 1:28 PM, Mar 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-12 14:28:18-04

I always love to look at the visible satellite channel from the GOES satellite. It's a great product to look at for low stratus clouds, fog, smoke from fires, etc. The list is long.

When I was checking out the low stratus clouds across Green Country this morning, the whole cloud deck looked like a supercell storm we would see on radar, with the classic hook "echo" and everything. See the image above from 9:15am in the media viewer.

But don't worry, it wasn't a storm at all. Sometimes with different wind conditions and especially with the clouds interacting with different terrain, they will take on a whole new look.

I suppose Mother Nature is reminding us that the spring season begins on March 20th, with the severe weather season just around the corner after that.

The cloud cover will continue to diminish Monday afternoon with a colder night on tap for us.