While the weather here in San Diego hasn’t been as dramatic as depicted in this video, it has definitely taken a more winter-like turn in the last few days. We’re not likely to see the kind of activity captured in this video in the San Diego region, but thankfully storm-chaser Mike Olbinski created a montage of some of these dramatic Plains states events. Near the end (beginning at around 6:18) it features a rare cloud formation—undulatus asperitas—only recently acknowledged by the World Meteorological Organization in its International Cloud Atlas as a distinct category. The soundtrack for Pursuit is also quite compelling. Mike worked with composer Peter Nanasi to craft the custom soundscape which is as expansive as the topography. (h/t to AGD)
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actually, in San Diego we CAN see some cloud formations like this. more on the cummulo-nimboid end of the scale; in August and September; over east county.