Unusual cloud in NE corner of N Island

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Unusual cloud in NE corner of N Island

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http://satellite.landcareresearch.co.nz ... d18129.jpg

is this cloud or a fire???

no front there just now ... high pressure off the N tip

bush fire???

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Re: big fire in NE corner of N Island

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It's not smoke, rather a line of Cirrus.
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Re: Unusual cloud in NE corner of N Island

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The animated satellite loops show it having moved northwards at a pretty fast clip over the last few hours - definitely cloud.
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Re: Unusual cloud in NE corner of N Island

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hmm v sharp line isnt it!

wow

surprising as there is no front there unless some elevated boundary on the high pressure

nice img though!
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Re: Unusual cloud in NE corner of N Island

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bit of a cirrus convergence line caused by interaction with the jetstream
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