Check it! So, take a look at this video about the different forms of weather modification using ground based units:
Take a look at the way the smoke looks in this video. If anything, check out that part of it! Then, compare it to this video I did:
I didn’t even realize until quite recently that this is quite possibly what was happening. In the video, I also describe the odd weather and patterns that took place after that happened. Crazy lightning and everything!