Flatiron Shelf Cloud Front Range Drought Relief, Boulder, CO – 5/2/2021

A late morning thunderstorm crashed out of the mountains and into the Great Plains with a spectacular shelf cloud emerging over the Flatiron foothills over Boulder. Heavy rain and small hail brought traffic to a crawl on I-25 North of Denver as beneficial rains helped end the drought for North East Colorado!
Shot Description

1. Wide shot of shelf cloud over Flatiron Foothills
2. Timelapse of shelf emerging onto Plains
3. Dramatic storm clouds
4. Heavy rain in Mountains
5. Pan of storm clouds
6. Timelapse of heavy mountain rain, snow and hail
7. Traffic in heavy rain on I-25 North of Denver
8. Heavy rain with traffic
9. Heavy rain over green fields
10. Much needed rough relief
11. Heavy rain over wheat field
12. Storm towers over the High Country

SID: Terrence Cook

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