Noctilucent clouds, UK (panoramic view): photo by Nick Bramhall, 28 June 2007
Funnel cloud sightings persisted throughout the afternoon, but a touchdown wasn’t confirmed until a new storm cell came on as if out of nowhere, and of a sudden gained strength over Yuba County, dropping a twister into a rural area a few miles north of Yuba City
Said the oracle...
Dozens of lightning strikes split open trees, and Jeez. This is freaking awesome. Let's like grab our boards and go up on the roof, yo.
High winds could make traffic dangerous across the icy Sierra roadways throughout the night. Steel yourself for a long night on the road, boys. Drivers are urged to use caution. Chains advised on some passes.
Coffee and the whites of your eyes, to see you through the mouth of the area of unexpected and totally unpredictable zones of atmospheric instability.
Y'all understand, this one, she could be some kind of storm.
Artificial noctilucent cloud created by launch of Phoenix Mars Mission Delta II rocket, 4 August 2007: photo by Andrew Annex