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Lenticular Cloud Over the Black Buttes
Taken March 27, 2011 from Haystack Mountain on the way to Silo Mountain. Mount Baker is just barely out of the frame of this photo. After doing careful observations I found out the peak on the left is the South Sister.

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rizwangood

rizwan

Voted 10/10

formation of cloud
Posted Apr 4, 2011 6:23 am

Josh LewisRe: good

Josh Lewis

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Thanks Rizwan! It was a great clearing, a few minutes later the entire view was clouded over which eventually it began to snow. It happened quite fast, but was sure beautiful during the moment.
Posted Apr 4, 2011 8:21 pm

lcarreauRe: good

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

Was going to say ...

Whenever we have those clouds over central Arizona, the weather changes quite rapidly.

Then the sun comes back out, and we all have
to run for the shade with our tongues
hanging out!
Posted Apr 4, 2011 11:40 pm

Josh LewisRe: good

Josh Lewis

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Lucky you, when a storm comes in this region, good luck seeing the sun for a long time. ;-) Sometimes we get lucky and can see Lenticular clouds for a while before the storm actually hits.
Posted Apr 5, 2011 5:41 pm

marlonwarrenExcellent album . . .

marlonwarren

Voted 10/10

You have an excellent album. And the quote on your home page is classic and very inspiring. Keep up the excellent work.

Never stop exploring and thanks for stopping by.
cheers
Marlon
Posted Apr 6, 2011 1:49 am

Josh LewisRe: Excellent album . . .

Josh Lewis

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Thanks Marlon! It is a great world of beauty in the Pacific northwest, sadly many who live here do not even experience it! Glad you liked the quote, it is one of my favorites and in almost every way applies to my life. Today I had another fun day out in the mountains.
Cheers Josh Lewis
Posted Apr 7, 2011 9:23 pm

visentinlooks like

visentin

Voted 10/10

a huge foehn effect. seen the article ? :)
Posted Apr 12, 2011 6:22 am

Josh LewisRe: looks like

Josh Lewis

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I took a look at the article. Sounds similar but a little different of how they form (well ok don't quote me on this one). Lenticular's are pretty sweet looking clouds.
Posted Aug 3, 2011 12:43 am

visentinRe: looks like

visentin

Voted 10/10

Hard to see if it's the end of something coming from behind (foehn) or just a lenticular one
Posted Aug 3, 2011 2:58 am

Eric SandboSweet!

Eric Sandbo

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I get to see Baker & the Black Buttes a lot, but haven't seen them like this. Congratulations on perfectly capturing a beautiful sight.
Posted Apr 13, 2011 10:05 pm

Josh LewisRe: Sweet!

Josh Lewis

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Thanks Eric, some of my other photos did not turn out because of the noise factor from the dark storm clouds coming over. But it certainly was a enjoyable sight.
Posted Aug 3, 2011 12:50 am

atifsaeedmagical cap

atifsaeed

Voted 10/10

lovelly cloud formation
Posted May 12, 2011 3:52 am

Josh LewisRe: magical cap

Josh Lewis

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Thanks Atifsaeed! You have a great gallery of photos yourself! Cheers Josh Lewis
Posted Aug 3, 2011 12:51 am

SKIHey man,

SKI

Voted 10/10

Good climbing with you on Shuksan. Here's my phone # in case you wanna get a hold of me for some more adventures. I also have a few photos of you- email me @ [asieczk@ gmail.com]
also: 775- 378- 478nine
Posted Jul 9, 2011 1:32 pm

Josh LewisRe: Hey man,

Josh Lewis

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Same to you! I now have a copy of your contact info. Hope to join you for another trip one of these days.
Posted Aug 3, 2011 12:53 am

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on Apr 3, 2011 12:46 am

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Lat/Lon: 48.77022°N / 121.85288°W
Object Title: Lenticular Cloud Over the Black Buttes

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