Light pillars...How rare is this?

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By thinkinsno on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 02:24 pm: Edit Post

Link w/picture from Bill Steffan, our local meteorologist.

http://blogs.woodtv.com/category/bills-blog/


By admin on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 04:48 pm: Edit Post

Typically you have to have very cold air to form the suspended ice crystals that cause the pillars, so they are pretty rare, or at least as rare as extreme cold is.

-John


By thinkinsno on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 08:56 pm: Edit Post

Thank you, John. This was my first time to see or hear of it.

Pat O.


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