Caption: Timelapse footage of virga and a turbulent cloud layer. Virga is precipitation that evaporates before it hits the ground. This cools the air, leading to downbursts and other turbulent conditions. Such conditions pose a serious hazard to aircraft. Filmed in the USA around midday in the spring.

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Keywords: america, atmosphere, clouds, dangerous, downdrafts, environment, hazardous, mammatus, meteorology, microburst, mid-day, nimbostratus, overcast, scary, spring, threatening, timelapse, turbulence, turbulent, us, usa, virga, weather

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Virga and turbulence, timelapse

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Duration: 00:00:13

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

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Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

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