A cold front moved in from the SW later this evening so I went out to see if I could get a few lightning shots. Soon as I set up, the wind picked up and made it tricky to get a stable shot. The rain followed soon after.
Archive for June, 2007
This was the only excitement today. What a strange puffy it was. It was about the only cloud in the sky and it just sat there producing mammatus from thin air while a jetstream kept blowing it’s top off. It sat there for over an hour before dissolving.
Not much happened today, was expecting a bit more of a reaction to the front moving across today, but we did get a bit of a shelf cloud so I guess I can’t say it was a complete wash.
An interesting day today. We had some early convection that petered out before it could amount to much. There was a nice trough coming across the mountains from the SW, so we headed down the Sundre way to see if anything would develop. Nothing really developed but a wet thunderstorm. This shot is looking SW [...]
One cell passed by today, the only one in the province I think. It didn’t have a lot of snap to it, but it sure tried to get going. It had a small wall cloud for a few minutes but didn’t look like it was capable of doing any better so I sat on the [...]