'Monster' Shelf Cloud Forms in Rural Kentucky as Thunderstorm Moves in

A “monster” shelf cloud spread over part of Kentucky’s Pike County on July 6 as a thunderstorm moved into the area.

Storm chaser Billy Bowling uploaded this video to Twitter with the caption, “Pike County Airport, MONSTER incoming.” He further tweeted a picture where he referred to the cloud as a “rotating mammoth” and stated that this was a rare sight in Appalachia.

The National Weather Service said there was a thunderstorm in the vicinity on July 6. Credit: Billy Bowling via Storyful

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