Commuters stuck in traffic were busy snapping pictures of choppy, wavelike clouds that were suspended over the Atlanta skyline early Tuesday morning.
The clouds, referred to as asperatus clouds by meteorologists, are sometimes very ominous in appearance, but they do not necessarily indicate stormy weather.
"Asperatus clouds form on the outside of precipitation areas, where the rain attempts to invade dry air," AccuWeather.com Meteorologist and Social Media Coordinator Jesse Ferrell said.
Only a trace of rain fell in Atlanta early Tuesday as rain approached the area and ran into dry air blanketing Georgia.
Jeremy Campbell captured this view of the Atlanta skyline early Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, saying the clouds look like a roller coaster track (Twitter Photo/@Jeremy11alive).
Jeremy Campbell captured another shot of the clouds in Atlanta on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Twitter Photo/@Jeremy11alive).
John S. captured the clouds over Atlanta while stuck in traffic on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Twitter Photo/@ohiobigcat).
Jen took this picture of clouds over Atlanta on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Twitter Photo/@mockingnerd).