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Wow! Unusual natural phenomenon. You have never seen this before! (8 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Pictures   6 May 2009   / 16215 views

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....

Monstrous Waves of Fog - Coming at You!


1 Wow! Unusual natural phenomenon. You have never seen this before! (8 pics + 1 video)


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:

2 Wow! Unusual natural phenomenon. You have never seen this before! (8 pics + 1 video)


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

3 Wow! Unusual natural phenomenon. You have never seen this before! (8 pics + 1 video)

4 Wow! Unusual natural phenomenon. You have never seen this before! (8 pics + 1 video)


Here is the video of this phenomenal event:


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)

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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:

6 Wow! Unusual natural phenomenon. You have never seen this before! (8 pics + 1 video)


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.

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8 Wow! Unusual natural phenomenon. You have never seen this before! (8 pics + 1 video)


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Comments (7):

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timothy carpenter 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
YEA this happens during the rainy in Fort Davis Texas
       
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crownroyalty 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Looks like something from a Stephen King movie
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Rise by the hand of Milow
       
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SuperMilow 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
i have seen this before in the hill country of texas
CrownRoyalty is truly the best kind of royalty their is!
       
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tommy 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
thats not fog thats a shelf cloud and is the complete opposite
       
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wow 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
great
       
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7I7ZIo Author, Shoot yourself a knee..!
       














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