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Incredible Thunderstorm Time-Lapse Shows Awesome Power Of Extreme Weather

By Nick Visser

From Mother Nature Network’s Russell McLendon:

At any given moment, Earth has about 2,000 thunderstorms going on. Each is a unique, mind-boggling symphony of wind and water, but they rarely draw much of an audience. Many thunderstorms form at sea or other remote places, but even near people, legitimate concerns about lightning, hail or tornadoes tend to put a damper on their performances.

When people do film thunderstorms, it’s often because they’re hoping to catch a tornado. But as a new time-lapse video reminds us, the giant storms of North America’s Great …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green