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Shapes in Clouds

Here is an photo from Sunday evening as the sun was setting. There was a towering cloud and it was casting a shadow on a layer of clouds above it. Pretty cool image. The image was taken by Kevin Schuchmann.

Now look at the photo a different way. Do you see something in the clouds? How about a head with a top hat on and the face is looking to the left? Well that is what I see. You might see something else.

Did you you know that recognizing shapes and patterns in unrelated objects, such as clouds, is called pareidolia?

Mark Schnackenberg

Chief Meteorologist

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