Caption: Timelapse footage of the development of a thunderstorm, from small cumulus clouds through to the mature stage featuring a spreading high-level anvil. This process is driven by the convection of warm, moist air. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in summer.

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Keywords: afternoon, america, anvil, atmosphere, atmospheric, clouds, congestus, convection, convective, cumulonimbus, cumulus, cycle, developing, development, environment, growing, growth, humilis, instability, life, mediocris, meteorological, meteorology, north america, sky, summer, tcu, timelapse, towering cumulus, united states, unstable, us, usa, weather, wind shear

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Thunderstorm development

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Duration: 00:00:15.01

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

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Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 393.0M


Capture format: DVCPRO

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

Interlaced: Yes

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