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Weekend time lapse: Angry skies edition

Weekend time lapse: Angry skies edition

They've been away for a while with other breaking weather news, but thought I'd bring the time lapses back for the weekend.

The theme this week is "angry skies" as we had a cool, unstable air mass in place that even made for some thunderstorms on Thursday.

Here are the cream of the crop, courtesy of Dr. Dale Ireland in Silverdale and the UW Atmospheric Sciences Department.

First up, here are the stormy skies form August 13th, or "thunderstorm day" as you might recall:

Silverdale:

August 12: The Silverdale camera caught all sorts of stuff, but watch in the late morning the clouds explode over the Olympics, then the rains come, soaking a poor sailor, followed by brilliant crepuscular rays amid more rain and wind shear as the sun sets:

Silverdale:

August 11: Lots of good wind shear:

Silverdale:

And finally, something for the memory book -- here is the record 103 degree day -- surprisingly cloudy toward the end. You can also watch the smoke plumes from the Constance fire, burning in the Olympics.

Silverdale:

Have a great weekend!