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It's in our nature to name things — helps make sense of our environment.

It's not every day the National Weather Service offices forecast a high likelihood of lenticular clouds.

  • Kathryn Prociv
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  • Sep 9, 2016
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The storm presented stunning sunsets, 22-degree halos and awesome wave clouds.

These researchers actually just did us a huge favor by publishing common sense — you didn't think it was necessary, but alas, this is the world we live in.

It spread out across the Sicilian volcano like a velvety white pancake.

It appeared to rotate in the same direction of its forward movement as it slowly rolled across the sky over Washington from west to east.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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  • May 16, 2016
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These giant mammatus floated over Corinth, Tex., earlier this week.

  • Kathryn Prociv
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  • May 13, 2016
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A shelf cloud engulfed Cape Cod last week.

  • Kathryn Prociv
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  • Mar 25, 2016
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If you had any doubt that air is a fluid, here's proof!

  • Kathryn Prociv
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  • Mar 10, 2016
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Satellite images show beautiful whirlpool-shaped cloud formations downwind of Jeju island.

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