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                                                     July 1st, 2001
                       Just up North of 'town', West of McKinney, TX
 
 
   "Wind Power no more..."
   Time: 
   Location: Near Celina, TX

Although I think it's on its way back. 

I thought this cell would drift right, southwest, rather than "right turn" towards me. With this weak an updraft, a
right turn doesn't mean severe. Just means happens to be drifting right... Although some cyclonic shear can be
seen in the updraft on the timelapse, one can also start to see the anti-cyclonic shear on the SAME updraft,
around the far side not seen. This indicates the updraft is so weak, that hasn't split into seperate cyclonic and
anti-cyclonic parts.

Still makes for a nice plume timelapse.
 

 Timelapse of "Wind Power no more"
   Time: 90X : That's fast! 1 frame captured per 3 seconds!
   Location: Near Celina, TX
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   "A hole in the inversion!"
   Time: 
   Location: Near Celina, TX
 Timelapse of "A hole in the inversion!"
   Time: 90X : That's fast! 1 frame captured per 3 seconds!
   Location: Near Celina, TX
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   "Fighter Pilot Ddging Storm!"
   Time: 
   Location: Near Celina, TX
 Timelapse of "Fighter Pilot"
   Time: 10X : 1 frame captured per 1/3 second! So a 350 mph plane looks like 3,500 mph! Zooom! ;-)
   Location: Near Celina, TX
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   "Summer Bubblies!"
   Time: 
   Location: Near Celina, TX
Just a splash of an easterly wave and poof, North Texas will get thunderstorms. Not supercells, but good
enough for time lapse purposes! :-)  I thought the power poles where off frame. So much for using the CRT
'viewfinder', as appearently doesn't show me the whole frame.
 
 Timelapse of "Summer Bubblies!"
   Time: 180X : That's real fast! 1 frame captured per 6 seconds!
   Location: Near Celina, TX
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   "Spider!"
   Time: 
   Location: Near Celina, TX
No timelapse of this gal, as she was just sunning herself, with her smaller mate about 8 inches away. So I'm presuming
that "personel space" for a spider is somewhat more than for us, considering their size.   :-)

And I forgot my atomizer bottle! Bugers!
 


 
   "The Grasshoppers are even getting too HOT!"
   Time: 
   Location: Near Celina, TX

Normally, I avoid animals and such, like the plaugue in time lapses, as they appear silly, but this grasshopper seemed
still enough, so... 
 Timelapse of "Grasshopper"
   Time: 180X : That's real fast! 1 frame captured per 6 seconds!
   Location: Near Celina, TX
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   "Cows Break Out!"
   Time: 
   Location: Near Celina, TX 

This hay was strewn across the barb wire fence! As if the cows had just shoveled the hay over it in planning an elaborate escape to go to McDonalds!   ;-)

The time lapse is actually just a squall sweeping in. Gets nice and dark! :-)
 

 Timelapse of "Cows Break Out!" Squall Outflow Boundry
   Time: 180X : That's real fast! 1 frame captured per 6 seconds!
   Location: Near Celina, TX
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   "From my garage!"
   Time: 
   Location: Near Celina, TX

Was a tiring chase, as stopping every 15 miles to shoot timelapse and spark pictures, tired me so much, I hear I missed a great spark show after dark.  Oh, well, shot enough for a day, anyway.
 Timelapse of "From my garage"
   Time: 90X : That's fast! 1 frame captured per 3 seconds!
   Location: Near Celina, TX
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