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Originally posted by OzWeatherman
reply to post by TheInfamousOne
1. That is not a lenticular cloud
2. It is what known as a pileus cloud, which forms above rapidly rising cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds, where strong updrafts are present. They often foreshadow severe weather and are good indications of an unstable air mass
Originally posted by TheInfamousOne
I'm used to seeing cells forming and clouds building up when a severe storm is brewing. But in this case, I never seen a cloud this color at the top even when a storm is building.