Caption: Timelapse footage of storm clouds lit from below by a wildfire started by a lightning strike from the storm. The fire burnt nearly 30 square kilometres of forest, but was put out by rain from the same storm, which is not usually the case. Filmed on 24th April 2012, near Rapid City, South Dakota, USA.

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Keywords: 2012, america, atmosphere, atmospheric, changeable, chaotic, clearing, cloud-to-ground, clouds, cumulonimbus, environment, falling, forest, forest fire, ic, intracloud discharges, lightning, lightning damage, meteorological, meteorology, microbursts, night, north america, rain, raining, rapid city, sky, smoke, south dakota, spring, star, starry, stars, thunderstorm, turbulent, united states, us, usa, variably cloudy, virga, weather, wild fire, wildfire, wildfires, wind shift

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Fire at night, timelapse

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Duration: 00:00:49.14

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 30

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