Skywatchers in British Columbia are freaking out about two separate intense cloud formations seen there in the past two days.
"Fallstreak holes" or "hole punch" cloud formations happen when cloud layers made of supercooled water droplets get disturbed by something (most often an airplane) causing their center to drop out the middle as ice crystals.
Sacramento meteorologist Mark Finan explains one which appeared in that area a few years ago, AFTER THE JUMP…
Any other meteorologist wanna help me out? Not quite sure what this is. Cool cloud? Contrail? Surrey, BC. Sunrise. pic.twitter.com/Gw761sKe5J
— Nathan Santo Domingo (@nathanSD8wx) February 23, 2015