An Unusual Reticular Cloud Formation

Katharine M. Kanak, Jerry M. Straka
2002 Monthly Weather Review  
Photographic documentation of a rare and enigmatic reticular cloud formation that occurred in conjunction with a thunderstorm outflow anvil on 4 June 1995 at 2230 UTC at Norman, Oklahoma, is presented. A National Weather Service vertical sounding, taken within 1 h of the occurrence of the formation at Norman, is also presented. Possible formation mechanisms for these unusual cloud features are discussed.
doi:10.1175/1520-0493(2002)130<0416:aurcf>;2 fatcat:wbwkyvpi65bhljbdtvanrtluwq