Thursday, July 10, 2014

Crazy Clouds





On my list of the most amazing things I've witnessed in nature, right near the top, not far down from the meteor storm that Don and I watched from the bed of the pickup parked high on an Ozark hilltop, were the crazy clouds that filled the sky here 4 years ago.

A couple of friends and I had spent the morning picking blueberries at Eckart's Farm in Dora, Missouri.  Engrossed in our conversation and the treasures at our fingertips, we didn't even notice the sky until we were almost ready to leave.  It looked quite threatening, and we hurriedly paid for our produce and headed for home.

Along the way, dark waves of clouds filled the sky and it was hard to keep my eyes on the road.  We were certain that some wild weather was apon us, but after a few raindrops, the clouds blew away.

We learned on the news that night that the clouds had stretched as far as Springfield, Missouri, about 75 miles from here, and possibly even farther.  They are a rare form of cloud, called Undulatus Asperatus.  This photo was taken from the bridge at Tecumseh, Missouri, over the headwaters of Norfork Lake.

Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of Him who has perfect knowledge?
         Job 37:16



Linking to Skywatch Friday


27 comments:

Felicia said...

Amazing...it's just like God.

Light and Voices said...

You are blessed to see such clouds. Personally, I haven't ever seem them before.
JM, Illinois

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Wow, those are spectacular!

ladyfi said...

Wow - stunning cloud shot!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Amazing colors!

Marco Luijken said...

Hello Connie,
This is incredible. This shot is so amazing. Wonderful nature with a fantastic and dangerous sky. So good that you've could photograph this. Wonderful!!
This shot deserved a nice place. My compliments!!

Best regards,
Marco

Bill Nicholls said...

Amazing sky you captured there

Kerri Farley said...

WOW! That is Awesome!

pens and needles said...

I remember that day and seeing those clouds and thinking they were so very unusual...than later learning that they were rare. Your photo is amazing!

Brian King said...

That is just gorgeous!

Kelly said...

My God and your blog are such a refuge...thanks and may He bless you with more rare sightings.

Karen said...

Amazingly beautiful!

S. Etole said...

What a remarkable sight. You've captured it beautifully.

*Manja* said...

WOW!!!
Lieben Gruß,*Manja*

Gattina said...

Wow ! what a sky !

Lina Gustina said...

Breath taking clouds.
www.womenandperspectives.com/2014/07/sky-watch-stairways-to-bromo-peak.html

bailey-road.com said...

Gorgeous!

eileeninmd said...

Wow, what a gorgeous sight to see! The clouds are gorgeous! Have a happy weekend!

Lisa Gordon said...

Connie, I have never seen anything like this!
It is absolutely gorgeous, and how fortunate you were to be able to photograph it.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Those clouds do look as if they are imitating the rise and fall action of waves. Stunning, dramatic scene.

Barb said...

Such layers! It looks like the sky is boiling.

TexWisGirl said...

wow! just gorgeous!

Laura Delegal - Leroy Photography said...

Eerie, but you made it look beautiful.

marciento said...

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Misty DawnS said...

Absolutely awesome!

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Ohhh What a beautiful picture.. So nice.. Cheers!!!

Mary Cromer said...

WOW absolutely breath taking incredible!