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Photo: Incredible Cloud Formation Over Michigan

What caused the stunning phenomenon?

(Jeff Last/Twitter)

Residents of Iron Mountain, Mich., were treated to an extraordinary display of bulbous-looking clouds on Monday night. The phenomenon was captured by Joe Nottage, who posted the image on Facebook and asked, "Can anyone explain this?" Meteorologist Jeff Last tweeted the photo and wrote, "Mammatus in Iron Mt, Mich this evening. Taken by Joe Nottage. #miwx pic.twitter.com/83lsFPlBtw."

What caused the formation of the ball-like clouds? As Last noted in his tweet, these are actually mammatus clouds, a pattern of pouches bubbling beneath the base of a larger cloud. Mammatus clouds may look ominous, and sometimes they foreshadow trouble. In fact, mammatus clouds can indicate severe thunderstorms are imminent. The clouds form following sharp gradients in temperature, moisture and wind shear, and can extend for hundreds of miles.

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mellojack2

Geoengineering and HAARP are responsible for these types of clouds---WE NEVER USED TO HAVE THEM. Please go to geoengineeringwatch.org and get informed.

February 14 2014 at 12:12 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
m0revoodoo4u2x0

its called haarp or weather modification. its really not hard to notice the fact that lingering "contrails" havent made an appearance except within the past 10 years or so.

September 02 2013 at 9:34 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Ixplixer

HAIRGAWD is RIGHT ON THE MONEY !!! We went from near zero gigantic Anvil cloud formations to several per day/night right to this moment. These can go from a wisp a100 yards wide to a vast superblooming anvil cloud-like formation the size of Michaigan in 45 minutes! Hairgawd is VERY observant in that they ALWAYS rain within minutes of formation start continue to increase to torrential rain as cloud reaches max density, then they dissipate very quickly, leaving only a grim drizzle at best. These clouds then spread into gargantuan sheets of what I call White Slime at jet cruise altitude (always) with a lower dense hull that spreads out into a thin but dense blanket of rainless clouds that cover everything like a blanket of death. This product travels for thousands and thousands of miles. These are in my view caused by deliberate electromagnetic bombardment of specific points and altitude as per the techinique owned by the USAF described in detail in the patent they bought and exclusively own Google US Patent 4686605 in which the inventor happily informs us they can bombard said point/alt with MORE energy at the desired freq than can an air detonated NUCLEAR BOMB. Can it affect the atmosphere and cloud formation? All that's needed is a system of direction antennae and the right equipment, of course. Like NEXRAD or major airport radar antennae or both. Look at Intellicast now. It's 95% certain some was just made somewhere over USA or nearby. Note the GOOEY structure that proceeds out of the bizarre giant CIRCULAR blooms. Click the "rain/cloud" incon. Watch exactly what HAIRGAWD said in rain development and cessation. Note how the gooey high alt White Slime spreads relentlessly. If it's over your house - go look at it. The USAF patents clearly state that if a high density of submicroscopic metal powder can be present the effect is greatly increased. Google Dr Edward Teller's presentation "Toward a Physics-Based Modulation of Climate" in which he advocates distributing just this kind of material sufficient to completely permeate a specific layer of atmosphere. This was "to reduce sunlight to cool the planet" but that's just the good 'ol cover. Fast Eddie learned you need a PR viable cover when JFK wouldn't let him set off a 150 megaton hydrogen bomb. No, dear friends, it was all for Climate Modulation, OK? He said it himself. That means Climate Control. That means changing the cloud structure and the means to move them. Electromag via USAF patents are exactly the means. What do you think they want when the USAF puts out a study called "Owning the Weather by 2025". ? Where's the metal powder coming from? Meet the Chemtrails. The giant white ribbons that come from military contractors called "airline companies" that don't go away but grow into, well, White Slime. For 10 years the main means of making this new cloud system at jet cruise altitude, but now they augment the Superblooms made by "unprecedented power" in USAF EM emissions.

September 02 2013 at 1:23 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ernstvt

jesus is coming soon we got to be ready these things are just the beginning I advise you to read revelation 14 verse 6-12 exodus 20 which has the ten commandmments. then I saw another angel flying in the midst of heaven,having the everlasting gospel to preach to those who dwell on the earth to every nation,tribe tongue,and people saying whith a loud voice fear god and give glory to him,for the hour of his judgment has come; and worship him who made heaven and earth, the sea and springs of water:"and another angel followed,saying,"Babylon " iss fallen, that great city, beacause she has made all nations drink of the wine of wrath of her fornication the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, "if anyone worships the beast and his image,and receive his mark on his forehead or on his hand," he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God,which is poured out full strength into the cup of his indignation. he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the lamb." and the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image,and receives the mark of his name.here is the patience of the saints; here are those who keep the commandmments of God and the faith of Jesusj

September 01 2013 at 9:45 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Cj Macintosh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTSWBIDq0Zs&list=PL5182EA20F1627EE2. This video will answer it all

August 04 2013 at 6:36 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Cj Macintosh

Someone said they had pictures like these that dated 1900 before HAARP ,then upload it , put up or shut up , this is more proof of weather modification, If you don't believe their working on this , I guess your the type of person that still has a 8 track tape player , and turn off the lights if you have that new invention !

July 27 2013 at 12:18 AM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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Ixplixer

See my comment - you are RIGHT ON !!!

September 02 2013 at 1:24 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Annmaci4

Giant Hail ready to drop!

July 24 2013 at 5:39 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
kennycan22

I am not so sure that the government really exist, so, so much for government theorist.

July 24 2013 at 4:45 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
alkath4ever

Actually...cumulonimbus mammatus clouds, to be exact!

July 24 2013 at 3:24 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Hairgawd

Every time I've seen this cloud formation in west Texas, it's followed shortly after by a severe thunderstorm that includes large hail, strong straight-line damaging wind, lots of cloud to cloud and cloud to ground lightning and at least one tornado somewhere close by! As much as this cloud formation is beautiful to observe as it goes through different stages of formation and then dissipation, what comes next can be downright UGLY!!!

July 24 2013 at 2:01 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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