Saturday, July 17, 2010

Southern Cloudmass

As I left work yesterday at about 5:30, these massive clouds to the south compelled my attention. The radio was reporting thunderstorm activity along the I-90 corridor, but here in Northfield it was clear and hot.


I was interested in the horizontal streaks appearing in front of the main cloudmass, visible in the next two photos, taken zooming in considerably on the scene shown above.


 Looking south down Water Street...


This last photo, below, taken from Prairie Street approaching Jefferson Parkway, gives another view of how very large and solid the southern storm system was..

5 comments:

Christopher Tassava said...

Great pictures! What were the streaks, anyhow?

Penelope said...

I don't know! I assumed they were just part of a different cloud pattern.

troutbirder said...

Interesting. And then it rolled over us in Fillmore County last night. Striking fear into the heart of my not so brave German Shepherd.

Angie said...

Those are some crazy photos! My name is Angie and I live in MN too. Glad to find your blog. Hope to keep in touch new friend:)

Penelope said...

Thanks for introducing yourself, Angie!