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September 20, 2013 at 8:30 PM

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Mountain's classic case of lenticularis


A lenticular cloud is seen on top of Mount Rainier just after sunrise Friday morning. Lenticularis are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form in the lowermost layer of the Earth's atmosphere.

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