Weather 101-Kelvin Helmholtz Wave Clouds

By Kayleigh Klaustermeier |

Published 10/03 2013 08:16AM

Updated 10/03 2013 08:46AM

Think of these clouds as "eddies" or "waves" in the sky. They form when two layers of air are moving at different speeds. The top layer is moving faster than the lower layer. Causing the tops of the clouds to curl under. ypically the atmosphere is very turbulent which easily forms the wacky wave clouds.

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