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storm gallery: May 26, 2009

May 26, 2009: Florida is king of the shelf clouds. Here's a beautiful layered gust front approaching the Brevard County coast from the west. Share

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A shelf cloud advances toward U.S. 1 in Brevard County from the west. The shelf cloud looms. The shelf cloud moves east over the Pineda Causeway.
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The shelf cloud moves east. Beautiful layers appeared in the shelf cloud. The shelf cloud moves east over the Indian River and Pineda Causeway.
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A shelf cloud moves east over the Indian River. A "whale's mouth" appears as the shelf cloud moves overhead. The "whale's mouth" of the gust front preceded the downpour.

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