Surreal video shows 'shelf cloud' over Michigan lake

WATCH: Massive Shelf Cloud Over Lake Superior in Michigan

MUNISING, Mich. — A surreal video shows a large shelf cloud over Lake Superior in Michigan.

The video was filmed by Holly Belongie Marenger, who owns a vacation rental near Munising.

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Marenger told KIRO 7 the experience was "pretty incredible."

Marenger said it was 85 degrees and muggy when she noticed the cloud formation.

Surreal video of shelf cloud in Michigan

SURREAL VIDEO: A shelf cloud was captured in an incredible video on Lake Superior in Michigan. Thanks to our friend, Holly Belongie Marenger, for sharing with us. Have you ever seen anything like this? SEE MORE: kiro.tv/2lNGlov

Posted by KIRO 7 News on Sunday, July 1, 2018

In the post she shared on Facebook with videos, she wrote, “In the distance it looked like a huge wave heading towards us, so we decided to watch it come in. We didn’t get any rain, but the wind was so strong when it hit shore, you could hardly breathe.”

See her videos at this link or below.

So we just experienced the craziest thing ever. It was a sweltering 85 and muggy up here and the tide pulled out about...

Posted by Holly Belongie Marenger on Saturday, June 30, 2018

The National Weather Service defines a shelf cloud as a low, horizontal wedge-shaped arcus cloud, associated with a thunderstorm gust front. They also form occasionally with a cold front in the absence of thunderstorms.