why are wall clouds/hail clouds green?


why are wall clouds/hail clouds green?

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Have you noticed how the color of sunlight seems to change throughout the day. The sun doesn’t change, it’s how much of the Earth’s atmosphere the light from the Sun has to travel before hitting your eye. The atmosphere is very very thin compared to the size of the Earth. At noon the Sun is brightest white/blue because it’s going through the least air. At sunrise/sunset it is orange red because it goes through more by coming from the side.

Clouds are made of water vapor which shift light towards a blue color.

Thunderstorm clouds, the types capable of producing hail or tornadoes are very tall clouds.

Because they are so high up they can get a lot of red light hitting the blue cloud.

Red light + Blue filter = Green color.