Caption: Timelapse footage of rotor clouds, showing their rotation around a horizontal axis. Rotor clouds form in mountain lee waves, set up when air blows over mountains. The clouds indicate turbulence, and they are avoided by aviators. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in spring.

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Keywords: altocumulus, america, atmosphere, atmospheric, changeable, chaotic, clouds, downslope winds, education, educational, environment, jumps, late afternoon, lee waves, meteorological, meteorology, mostly cloudy, mountain clouds, mountain wave, mountain waves, north america, rotor, rotors, sky, spring, timelapse, turbulence, turbulent, united states, us, usa, waves, weather, wind, wind shear

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Rotor clouds, timelapse

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Duration: 00:00:30.16

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 30

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