Contrails piled up in the eastern sky this morning as a low pressure front missed us yet again. No snow, no rain, for this Presidents Day! The flags were the ones on top of the State Armory Building.
Category Archive for 'clouds'
CtCameraEye had his “Eye to the sky” today spotting a cloud formation that I had never seen before. After a little research I found out it was. Here’s is Wikipedia’s definition: A fallstreak hole, also known as a hole punch cloud, punch hole cloud, canal cloud or cloud hole, is a large circular gap that can [...]
I was lucky enough to have a few images on TV last week! Check out the video of the morning weather forecast by Joe Furey.
While driving home I noticed a very different cloud formation in the west above Wethersfield, Connecticut. After getting off the hiway and finding a safe shooting location I took several shots of the nice sunset and cloud formations that were rapidly changing. Within seconds I saw this funnel cloud form inveloping other clouds around it, [...]
Now close your eyes and take a deep breath. Then continue, and don’t shake your head yet. OK, listen up. It’s not all about the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona. Granted they are one of the most photographed places in the world, but what about the skies over Sedona? The mixture of high mountains, desert [...]
It was a quick couple of days off from work, but I managed to squeeze in something I always wanted to do. I finally got to do some astronomy from Mt Washington, in New Hampshire. It was two years ago when I had chance to spend four days and three nights at the Mt. Washington Observatory as part of [...]
I found a series of images of these Cirrus Clouds on one of my Compact flash cards that I totally forgot about. This is the best one of the bunch. It was late in the day last week, before a thunderstorm blew over our house. A beautiful example of what ice crystals, a little upper atmosphere wind, [...]
Thanks to a CtCameraeye follower Darlene who lives in Marlborough, who gave me some information about heavy damage around West Rd. in Marlborough. I immediately went down West Rd and Isleib Rd where she directed me to go see for myself the results of the storm on Saturday night. I was amazed. After talking to [...]
For a full report go to the National Weather Service for a Public statement about this tornado. Scroll down the page for the statement. Here is an abbreviated version. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 332 PM EDT SUN JUN 28 2009 …EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN WETHERSFIELD CT ON FRIDAY JUNE 26.2009 [...]
After returning home last night from documenting the toronado that struck Wethersfield, Ct. a strong storm cell developed over Glastonbury, Ct. about 8 miles away. Following it’s growth on www.wunderground.com I knew it was going to be a bad one with winds over 50 MPH and 1″ hail. I went outside to see what I [...]