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Topic: Now OT talk about weather Re: Oklahoma Storm Sky Pics+Harar (10 msgs / 170 lines)
1) From: Wandering Curmudgeon
Michael Lapeyre wrote:
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I don't know Michael but in my flight weather school they just showed us 
the picture with the caption "Land or Bailout!"

2) From: Pecan Jim Gundlach
These pillows are actually the bottoms of air circulations that are 
taking frozen water droplets back up to collect more water, freeze some 
more and grow into hail stones that will eventually fall to earth.  The 
core of these circulations often shift from horizontal to vertical and 
form tornados.   When they do, the hail falls.   This is why hail is 
often a sign of emerging tornados.
       Jim Gundlach
On Apr 6, 2005, at 5:04 PM, miKe mcKoffee wrote:
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"The espresso machine is an accessory to the grinder, not the other way 
around."

3) From: Michael Lapeyre
Oh-uh.   Looks like we have a weather geek duel here.  I stand by my claim
that they are mammatus because he said it was "after my storm", so a big
honking cumulonimbus is probably nearby.

4) From: Aaron
because he said it was "after my storm",....
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It's all objective.  before the storm..... after the storm... it all depends on which side of the cloud formation you are standing on.
Aaron

5) From: Pecan Jim Gundlach
Ah,
      I did not read, you are right if it is after the storm, if the 
storm was coming, the hail would be forming.  I grew up in Oklahoma and 
the hail pillows were always a warning to head for the storm cellar.
             jim gundlach
On Apr 6, 2005, at 5:38 PM, Michael Lapeyre wrote:
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"The espresso machine is an accessory to the grinder, not the other way 
around."

6) From: Dennis Parham
yup... hehe  YYEEE HAA FOR TORNADO ALLY OKLAHOMA!! lol
Dennis
On Apr 6, 2005, at 5:30 PM, Pecan Jim Gundlach wrote:
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7) From: Dennis Parham
well.. it had just past us here... it was very tornadic and I have seen 
plenty of mammatus and these were similar but just alittle different.. 
I mean in real..they looked like SURREAL  lek silky microfoam 800pt 
Egyptian cotton and silk all rolled into 1 and glowing that deep 
blue... illuminecent  and probably  the but end of a cumulonimbus to 
the stratosphere! hehe KEWL STUFF!! if Oklahoma has anything.. its KEWL 
STORMS!! ))
Dennis Parham
On Apr 6, 2005, at 5:43 PM, Aaron wrote:
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8) From: petzul
Today we were out on the lake fishing, and about noon one of my friends 
mom called.
She and her husband had just got to Oklahoma along I-40 heading to Ohio 
in their fifth-wheel from AZ..
They had seen a couple of trucks blown over and luckily decided to stop 
in time.
Said the weather was nasty, but not to worry.
PeterZ
Enjoying hot sunny weather today, here in LHC.
Dennis Parham wrote:
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9) From: Gene Smith
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That was exactly my response to your amazing pictures, Dennis...they were 
like fantasy paintings.  Very KEWL indeed, thanks.
Gene Smith
riding the wild learning curve, in Houston

10) From: Dennis Parham
just another day in Oklahoma ;-) hehe
Dennis Parham
On Apr 6, 2005, at 7:03 PM, petzul wrote:
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