NFR cloud geek

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by wadin' boot, May 17, 2013.

  1. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    Photos would be required.

    The last thing I need is additional reference books. I bought an evergreen tree identification book and when loony trying to ID trees everywhere we hiked. The photos never look exactly like the trees. Still.... I am a sky watcher so I may need to look into buying the book. I'm sure they have them at Amazon.com.
     
  2. nwtroutguy

    nwtroutguy The Tug Is The Drug

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    The proper term is Alto Cumulus Standing Lenticular. As was mentioned before they are formed by waves of very strong winds funneling in narrow bands such as stacked over Mt Rainer under the right conditions. One of my favorite views is of Cumulonimbus a cloud formation in the summer over the Cascades from the ship canal bridge. This is coming from a meteorologists son that flew commercially for awhile. My dad who is passed on now could look at a cloud and tell you with reasonable accuracy how high it was. There was no escaping the learning.
     
  3. Dan Nelson

    Dan Nelson Hiker, Fisher, Writer, Bum

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    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Well if you look in the sky to many times you will see things you don't want to see. In the 40's when one looked into the sky you could see flying things that didn't make sense. Like flying saucers. I actually saw one one time.
     
  5. wadin' boot

    wadin' boot Donny, you're out of your element...

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    David Prutsman All men are equal before fish

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    Nacreous clouds taken while at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. DSCN0647.JPG DSCN0654.JPG