Stunning Lake Tahoe Cloud Photos

Below, a small showcase of some stunning cloud images captured earlier this week by our GIS Expert Steve Goates. The first set of images are mammatus clouds. Location: Lake Tahoe, NV

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Images Credit: Steve Goates

Waterspouts Images from Torrey Pines Tornado

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The National Weather Service created A Storm Report involving a small tornado that touched land in Torrey Pines Tuesday Evening. See Below:

“LIFEGUARDS REPORTED A WATERSPOUT 1 MILE OFFSHORE OF BLACKS BEACH AT 5:35 PM MOVING
EAST AT 40 KNOTS. IT MADE LANDFALL AS A WEAK TORNADO AT 5:38 PM JUST NORTH OF THE GLIDER
PORT AND DISSIPATED. PORT AND DISSIPATED. ”

Many took to their social media accounts to post some images of the waterspout. View Below:

#tornado #waterspout #lajolla #lajollashores #scrippspier #springbreak #sandiego

A photo posted by Steve Victor (@svictory19) on

Augustine Volcano Ash Cloud Photo

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Above is an intriguing photo taken after the Augustine Volcano erupted in Alaska 10 years ago.The image portrays a gigantic cloud of ash that rose above the mountain and two lava flows crawling down its sides as a result of the eruption. Historically,the Augustine volcano has been the most active volcano in Alaska’s Cook Inlet region with eruptions as recent as 2006. Photo Credit: Cyrus Read, USGS- March 27, 2006.