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"QUANTUM SHOT" #445
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Monstrous Waves of Fog - Coming at You!

On June 18, 2008 Mike Hollingshead from "Extreme Instability" documented the advent of the weirdest storm: giant waves of rolling thick fog, cresting over the landscape....

With his exclusive permission, here are some images of this unreal event.



As though the weird quality of the fantastic landscape of South Dakota Badlands was not enough, huge rolling clouds (or rather very dense fog) descended to advance majestically over surreal rock formations... The fog front left in the wake of a severe Rapid City storm, rising above in an impossible crested wave:



Two weather fronts converging at the same time... coming in very fast, with a deafening wind:





Here is the video of this phenomenal event:



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Badlands' Pinnacle overlook is very cool in itself - a perfect backdrop for the unfolding grand weather spectacle:
(with some bighorn sheep walking among the rocks, as a bonus)


(images courtesy extremeinstability)


Other Fog Storms

Similar weather phenomenon, according to witnesses, happened in England (Penzance, Cornwall) - perfectly defined, very slow moving wall of the densest fog ever seen. Here is another bank of thick rolling fog - this time at Rock Mills Rd. in Rappahannock County, Virginia:


(image credit: Albert Dodd-Henze)

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Don't miss other recent storm hunting by Mike Hollingshead. Here are some examples of extremely low-hanging shelf clouds, created by a monster supercell off Yankton, South Dakota. (it spawned a tornado, too) See more on this page.



(images courtesy extremeinstability)

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3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow...it is stunning.
Good shots too.

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Anonymous Lois said...

O_O I didn't know fog could do that!

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Anonymous peggy patterson said...

your shots take the breath right out of me. I shared your "Nature Montage" on FB with the following: "a photographic ballet, stirring an uprising of all emotions, transporting you into another dimension, leaving the body weak and helpless. such raw beauty brings me to my knees". Thank you so very much for sharing. I wish I was there to experience it all...

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