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Mesmerizing Clouds Spotted in Kentucky Skies

Asperitas clouds over Harrodsburg, Kentucky,  Tuesday, March 28, 2017.   These clouds may look like they have been generated by a computer, however on an overcast day in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, a resident took these pictures to prove that they are all too real. Melissa Hire shared the above photo on The Weather Channel’s Facebook page after these clouds moved over her hometown in central Kentucky. As unique as they are, the clouds are technically known as asperitas clouds. They are among the newest clouds now classified by the World Meteorological Organization.   These formations were formerly known as undulatus asperatus.  Asperitas clouds form when widespread cloud...