Asperatus Clouds Over New Zealand by apod.nasa.gov. Image Credit & Copyright: Witta Priester: Stunning, unusual and relatively unstudied, these do not appear to presage meteorological doom and may be related to lenticular clouds that form near mountains from a downward win. Thanks to Witta Priester for permission to share this amazing image! http://www.flickr.com/photos/wittap/4406137868/ #Photograph #Clouds #Asperatus_Clouds #Witta_Priester
Earlier in July 2014, storm chaser Alex Schueth captured a mesmerizing time-lapse of undulatus asperatus clouds rolling over Lincoln, Nebraska during a storm. The rare cloud formation, whose name means "roughened or agitated waves," looks like a sea of dark and stormy waters churning ominously in the sky.