Time-lapse: The hypnotizing superstorms of the Great Plains

The Great Plains of the United States. Some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth happen over this vast land. Often, their beauty is on their skies, as these territories are the stage of some of the the most incredible thunderstorms and supercells in the world. This mesmerizing time-lapse—filmed in Wyoming and South Dakota—shows exactly that.


Bonus: Another incredible supercell time-lapse, this time in Texas:


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On a trip to Saskatchewan, I was walking from the parking lot to a mall when I looked up and saw cumulus clouds building up in real time. They were exploding. It was awesome. I watch the sky a lot but I'd never seen that before. I glanced around to see if anybody else was enjoying the spectacle but nobody was paying any attention at all.