"Lenticular clouds (Altocumulus lenticularis) are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, normally aligned perpendicular to the wind direction. Lenticular clouds can be separated into altocumulus standing lenticularis (ACSL), stratocumulus standing lenticular (SCSL), and cirrocumulus standing lenticular (CCSL). Due to their shape, they are often mistaken as Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs)."
"Where stable moist air flows over a mountain or a range of mountains, a series of large-scale standing waves may form on the downwind side. If the temperature at the crest of the wave drops to the dew point, moisture in the air may condense to form lenticular clouds. "
... at the lenticular cloud became even more elongated and slowly drifted north.
With no more clouds I did get a picture of a Quail in the peach tree and ...
... thought about the spectacular Lenticular cloud over Mont Shasta.
Quote of the Day ~
“Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates” ~ Sarah McLachlan