Some captions say VOLCANO. However, this is not a picture of a volcano. It is a photo of the final launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis taken by Ryan Graff from the window of a Southwest Airlines' plane to Fort Lauderdale.
magicalnaturetour: “ A Poor Man’s Memory by George Christakis ”
Storm clouds on the ocean. My Once a sailor Hubby thinks that Nature's Oceanic Art is amazing;
Portal of Zeus Lightning storm along the Outer Banks, North Carolina (by mark Riddick)
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.Psalm Welcome home
Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.