Mammatus, or bumpy, formations form on the bottom of many types of clouds. Often, mammatus formations on cumulonimbus clouds indicate a severe impending storm. The clouds' formation mechanism is still undetermined, but the formations seem to require a specific temperature, moisture, and wind speed.
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