Photos: Saucer-like clouds pop up over Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Viewers send in photos showing the lenticular cloud formations in Albuquerque sky. According to National Weather Service, lenticular clouds are lens-shaped clouds that form in the troposphere and typically in perpendicular alignment to the wind direction.

(courtesy Loretta Harper)
Clouds seen in Cimarron on January 2, 2021. (courtesy Rogelio Alvarado)
Clouds seen in Cimarron on January 2, 2021. (courtesy Rogelio Alvarado)
Dana Gonzales captured clouds on I-40 east near Carlisle on January 3, 2021.
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Yvonne Corder)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Jan. 4, 2021. (Courtesy of Nick Ricci)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Surjit Rajpal)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Donnamarie Boyer)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Tim Pahe)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Rose Medina)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Esther Alfaro)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Edgewood, New Mexico Jan. 2021. (Courtesy of Elia  Chavez)
Photo shows lenticular cloud near Albuquerque, New Mexico on Jan. 2, 2021. (Courtesy of Kevin Coonsis)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in Albuquerque, New Mexico Jan. 2021 (Courtesy of Paul Velasquez)
Photo shows lenticular cloud in northeast of Los Lunas, New Mexico on Jan. 2, 2021. (Courtesy of Janette Bunker)
Photo shows lenticular cloud near Manzano Open Space in Albuquerque, N.M. Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Sharon Kluck)
Photo shows lenticular cloud near Manzano Open Space in Albuquerque, N.M. Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Sharon Kluck)
Photo of clouds in Albuquerque Jan. 3, 2021. (Courtesy of Delano Romero)
Lenticular clouds are back out again over the Sandias on Jan. 3, 2021. | Grant Tosterud KRQE Meteorologist

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