Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Sunflower Fire Pyrocumulus Cloud Time Lapse

Video by Peter Kosednar.

Time lapse movie of the development of a pyrocumulus cloud from the Sunflower Fire south of Payson, AZ. Filmed in Fountain Hills on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 4:20 p.m MST. Edited with Windows Live Movie Maker (64X Speed). Total recording time: 34 minutes + 45 seconds (32.58 seconds).

Radar images showed that the cloud top height at 3:30 p.m. MST was 22000 ft, according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Hector Vasquez.