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Top image: A single, strong convection cell drifts toward the Santa Catalina Mountains. A storm of this size creates violent downdraft winds and can drop two inches (50 mm) or more of rain in less than an hour. The photographer, about five miles away, remained dry that day.
Lower 2 images: More distant views of a similar storm.






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