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What are Cloud Streets?

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What are Cloud Streets?

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Cloud Appreciator, Helen Leavy, recently sent us this link to a very interesting article from Earth Sky.

It explains what Cloud Streets are and how they are formed using diagrams and satellite images such as the one shown here that the MODIS instrument on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured of cloud streets over the Black Sea on January 8, 2015. (NASA Earth Observatory image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team, GSFC)

To read the full article, please visit the EarthSky.org website

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