A halo develops when light enters one side of a columnar ice crystal and exits through another side. The light is refracted when it enters the ice crystal and once again when it leaves the ice crystal.
Night Supercell An amazing supercell tracks across southern Nebraska, producing other-worldy storm structures. At times this storm looked like a giant tsunami in the sky. The supercell formed after two supercells merged near McCook Nebraska.
thesmithian: “ “ …frost flowers, a strange phenomenon where frost grows from imperfections in the surface ice amid extreme sub-zero temperatures…forming spiky structures that have been found to house microorganisms. In fact, the bacteria found.