This week’s satellite image is a view of the sky over Louisiana a few days ago. You can see the cloud streets moving in off the Gulf Coast into Louisiana and Arkansas.
These are different than mountain-wave pattern clouds, even though both of them form lines of clouds. When this loop is set into motion (unfortunately, I did not capture those photos), the clouds’ motion is north, moving inland. With mountain-wave patterns, clouds are either stationary, or drift away from the mountains (from the Rockies or Appalachians, this normally looks like an eastward motion).
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Source: College of DuPage – SATRAD