Now & Then: Humungulo Nimbusity

This past week saw a couple awesome days of monsoonal flow-fueled massive thunderheads forming up out over the Valley of the Antelope beyond the Mountains of Saint Gabriel (as illustrated by the following trio of in-transit snaps I took of the magnificence this Thursday):

From the 110 North approaching downtown.
From the 5 North, passing Griffith Park.
From Glenoaks Boulevard in Sun Valley.

It brought to memory a hot late-summer day seven years ago when in order to capture footage of the fluffy stuff’s formations and dissipations, I lugged my laptop and webcam up onto the steeply pitched roof of our humble Silver Lake abode and from it created the following timelapse of all that hot wet and sticky cloud action: