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Re: clouds

Post by steve shearer » Sat Jan 04, 2014 8:23 pm

puffy white cumulus high pressure tradewind clouds.

pre-frontal band nor-west clouds .

Low level clouds streaming into developing low pressure, particularly hybrid systems forming off the SEQLD coast.

there's plenty in that.
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Re: clouds

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jan 05, 2014 9:26 pm

Ive looked at clouds from both sides now.

Cumulus
Nimbus
Cumulo-Nimbus
Cirrus
Stratus
Cumulostratus
Cirrostratus
Cumulocirrus

.....its clouds illusions I recall'
I really don't know clouds at all.

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Re: clouds

Post by No Pants Lance » Sun Jan 05, 2014 9:58 pm

I shed a tear on identifying a mackerel sky.
It's one my late bro used to like to point out to me.

I get them in my coffee sometimes too.

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Re: clouds

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:15 pm

Cumulocirrus if I'm not mistaken.

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Re: clouds

Post by Yuke Hunt » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:00 pm

fongss wrote:wats a mackerel sky :?:
A mackerel sky is a collection of clouds in lines that kind of resemble the markings of a mackerel.

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Had a nice black storm front move in from the NW earlier. Its gone now ... and an eerie yellow hue has invaded the evening sky.
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Re: clouds

Post by No Pants Lance » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:34 pm

yep. And more significantly that it indicates reasonably settled weather.
Its pattern is usually the after effect of unsettled conditions, now heralding stable weather to follow.

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Re: clouds

Post by alakaboo » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:45 pm

Really? Thought they meant a front was coming in 2 days or so
Like mares tails
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Re: clouds

Post by steve shearer » Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:04 pm

I love mares tails. Fav clouds.

no, that mackerel sky comes after the weather, usually with an amazing red sky at night sunset.
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Re: clouds

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:14 pm

alakaboo wrote:Really? Thought they meant a front was coming in 2 days or so
Like mares tails
cumulo stratos.

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Re: clouds

Post by No Pants Lance » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:11 am

alakaboo wrote:Really? Thought they meant a front was coming in 2 days or so
Like mares tails
:shock:
prolly still in holiday mode 'boo

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Re: clouds

Post by brendo » Tue Jan 07, 2014 3:54 pm

Womble wrote:
fongss wrote:wats a mackerel sky :?:
A mackerel sky is a collection of clouds in lines that kind of resemble the markings of a mackerel.

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Had a nice black storm front move in from the NW earlier. Its gone now ... and an eerie yellow hue has invaded the evening sky.
isn't the cloud broken up into that pattern as a result of it mixing with really cold air? shearer?

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Re: clouds

Post by steve shearer » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:00 pm

no, thats the pre-frontal cirrus. The mares tails.

thats a result of decaying frontal systems or low pressure encountering stable high pressure.
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Re: clouds

Post by crabmeat thompson » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:38 pm

Bullshit.

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Re: clouds

Post by Yuke Hunt » Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:51 pm

Braithy wrote:Bullshit.

It's what happens when God sneezes.
Holy crap ... what happens when she menstruates ?
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Re: clouds

Post by steve shearer » Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:03 am

aren't you half blackfella?

you should be telling us.
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Re: clouds

Post by No Pants Lance » Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:06 am

Bam! ....(emperor fongss)

I read recently that Koels are finding their way south to Bega and to Orange in the west, beyond their previous range.
Shit's getting real.

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Re: clouds

Post by Beanpole » Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:40 am

steve shearer wrote:no, thats the pre-frontal cirrus. The mares tails.

thats a result of decaying frontal systems or low pressure encountering stable high pressure.
I thought mares tails were cumuli stratus.
The mackerel sky type thing is cumuli cirrus or cirrus.
The cumulus part is the fluffy bit.

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Re: clouds

Post by alakaboo » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:22 am

fongss wrote:What about birds? Fruit trees and other aninals?

How can watching and being aware them help predict local weather :?:
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