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Timelapse footage of the heated plume of smoke from a forest fire, revealing the pattern of winds and wind shear. The wind changes direction with the passage of a front. The smoke only rises as high as the inversion layer at around two kilometres height. Filmed in South Dakota, USA, in autumn.
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