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Mammatocumulus over the United States Air Force Academy. Colorado Springs, Colorado. August 10, 2004. Mammatocumulus is a meteorological term applied to a cellular pattern of pouches hanging underneath the base of a cloud. Mammatus are most often associated with the anvil cloud and also severe thunderstorms. They may appear as smooth, ragged or lumpy lobes and may be opaque or semitransparent.
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