Red storm over Canadian Prairies

by Joe Archive on January 23, 2008

a href=””br /from Astronomy picture of the day/abr /blockquotea onblur=”try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}” href=””img style=”margin: 0pt 10px 10px 0pt; float: left; cursor: pointer;” src=”” alt=”” id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5158700216043168722″ border=”0″ //abr /b/bblockquoteb”Explanation: /b Perhaps it’s time to go inside. Such thoughts might occur to people witnessing the approach of an impressive a href=””shelf cloud/a. Shelf clouds are typically seen leading a href=””thunderstorms/a, although they may a href=””precede/a any well defined front of relatively cold air. a href=””Shelf clouds/a differ from a href=””roll clouds/a because shelf clouds are attached to a larger cloud system lurking above. Similarly, a href=””shelf clouds/a differ from wall clouds because wall clouds typically trail a href=””storm system/as. The above pictured a href=””shelf cloud/a was photographed toward the southwest during a trip crossing the prairies of a href=””Saskatchewan/a, a href=””Canada/a on the a href=”″Trans-Canada Highway/a in 2001 August. A a href=””rising Sun/a illuminated the a href=””impressive cloud/a from the east as it advanced from the west.”/blockquote/blockquote

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