What was once a rotating mesocyclone decays and unleashes rain and hail to the grasslands of eastern Wyoming. (May 1998)
Location: WY, near LaGrange, Oshen County
[Fuji Velvia]

In the Clouds Photography

Cumulonimbus image: © 1998 Gregory Thompson
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A Cloud Map


Discovery Camp
Ontario, Canada



Ronald Weasley: Those are Nimbus Two-Thousand and One’s! How’d you get those?
Marcus Flint: A gift from Draco’s father.
Draco Malfoy: Yes. See Weasley, unlike some, my father can afford the best.
Hermione Granger: Well, atleast noone on the Gryffindor team had to buy their way in, they got in on pure talent.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)