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Re: A Couple Of Possibly Interesting Items

From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 10:47:05 -0000
Archived: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 06:13:50 -0500
Subject: Re: A Couple Of Possibly Interesting Items


>From: Eleanor White <ewraven1.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 19:03:24 -0500
>Subject: A Couple Of Possibly Interesting Items

<snip>

>I came across this link showing one of those circular 'punch
>hole' openings in a solid overcast, at this link:

>http://englishrussia.com/2006/10/25/tornado-in-moscow

>The Russian photographer or editor called this a "baby tornado".
>He was referring to the swirl-pattern wispy clouds dropping
>down from the 'punch hole'.

>This is the first time I've seen such a cloud pattern in a
>photo of a punch-hole.

>I have seen, live, in the sky here in Ontario, many small clouds
>which are wispy like the old "cirrus", but are shorter and
>instead of the strands running horizontally, they run either
>vertical, or horizontal with the cloud forming a right angle
>bend. Those formations are new to me.

>But I thought the Russian "punch hole" might be of interest to
>List members who have investigated UFO occurrences associated
>with such holes.

The drooping whisps of cloud are commonplace, in fact they will
_always _occur at some stage of the formation of the hole,
because they are ice crystals falling out of the the cloud to
_create_ the hole. They are called virga, or "fall streaks". If
you google images for "hole punch cloud" you will see thousands
of them.


Martin Shough




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