Pyrocumulus clouds over the Carson and Santa Fe National Forests, viewed from Dixon, New Mexico, US.
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The sunset illuminates the pyrocumulus formation over British Columbia, Canada.
Clare Scott, member 39,730, created this plein air, pastel painting of a pyrocumulus cloud building from one of the largest wildfires (Cameron Peak Fire) in Colorado north of where she was painting.
Pyrocumulus above a hillside fire in the Criffel Range, near Wanaka, New Zealand.
Pyrocumulus over La Palma, the Canary Islands.
Pyrocumulus over La Palma, the Canary Islands.
A pileus capped pyrocumulus over Adelaide, Australia.
A pyrocumulus Poodle over Klamath Falls, Oregon, US.
A pyrocumulus formation above a stubble burn off, south of Christchurch, New Zealand.
A pyrocumulus formation over the Bega Valley, Tathra, New South Wales, Australia.
Pyrocumulus from a very large bushfire in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia.
Pyrocumulus clouds created by forest fires in Malibu, California, US.
A pyrocumulus formation over Colorado, US.
Four wildfires are currently raging in the mountains of Colorado. We had plans to escape the city and covid-induced cabin fever by heading to the hills this weekend; canceled our Aspen itinerary because Interstate 70, the main thoroughfare east/west across the state, has been closed due the Grizzly Creek Fire for days. We opted for […]
A pyrocumulus formation to the north of Perth (Scone) airfield, triggered by a stubble fire.
A pyrocumulus formation over Namadgi National Park, Australia.
Can either of you confirm whether there is any connection / correlation between the heavy rains (and hail) we have just experienced and the tons of combustion particles that went up in smoke as pyrocumulus clouds during the three month long bush fire crisis Australia has just suffered? Or is this simply a co-incidence?
We don’t appreciate all clouds alike. In fact, the pyrocumulonimbus cloud is one that we positively dislike. Find out why in the Cloud of the Month for January…
A classic example of Pyrocumulus, (flammagenitus), from the Rim Fire of 2013 in California, US.
Flammagenitus is also known as pyrocumulus or fire cloud. Jess Barry, member 44252, told us of this video by ABC News (Australia)
A pyrocumulus formation over Katoomba, NSW, Australia.
Diane Offill (member 33772) sent us the link to a very interesting about the large cumulus-like formations that can develop above wildfires.
© Bob-Carey – Pyrocumulus Clouds
A classic pyrocumulus (flammagenitus) over the mountains near Santa Paula, California, US.
Wednesday’s Cloud, 16AUG2017 was the new flammagenitus: http://us11.campaign-archive2.com/?u=3b978e064761964547808bac4&id=957ebf2190 https://cloudatlas.wmo.int/flammagenitus.html (also known commonly as pyrocumulus) But the old fumulus is still listed in the new ICA Glossary: Fumulus [colloq.]. A contraction of the words fume and Cumulus, indicating water-droplet clouds that form within the top of rising plumes from smokestacks, cooling towers or open fires. This […]
Elif Yalvaç is a 27-year-old sound artist based in Turkey, currently pursuing my MA in Sonic Arts at Istanbul Technical University. This piece comes from an her Cloudscapes EP…
Pictures 6 and 7 in this link show a wall of cloud at ground level beneath the pyrocumulus: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-36224767 Paul Simons, Weather Eye in The Times (UK) today, talks of the concern for the inferno setting off fire tornados. In 1871 in Peshtigo, Wisconsin, USA, the fire hurled trains and buildings into the air. ‘…rain […]
A Pyrocumulus cloud generated by a wildfire in Northern California, US.
A pyrocumulus cloud forming over Manitou Springs, Colorado, US.
Timelapse footage of wildfire north of Los Angeles, 08.30.09 Footage by Dan Blank. Music by Brian Eno. Shot on Panasonic HS-300. Actual length: 40 mins. Filmed from Tarzana, CA
Pyrocumulus seen from Rottnest Island, the fire is in Forrestfield, Perth, Western Australia.
Pyrocumulus clouds produced by the Missionary Ridge fire of 2002 in Tennessee, US, taken from 20 miles away.
Russ Clark of Arizona, USA was sent this video by his daughter who lives in the LA Basin. The footage was shot by Dan Black from his vantage point at Tarzana, California. Gavin Pretor- Pinney, founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society advises us that it shows a pyrocumulus cloud — a sort of cloud that […]
Cherry Creek fire, photo taken from a glider at 17,000 feet approx 15 miles west of Durango, Colorado. U.S.
Massive Pyrocumulus clouds that developed over the Snaring River fire in Jasper National Park, Canada.
Pyrocumulus forming near The National Technical University of Athens. Greece.